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28 resources with the keyterm igneous rocks

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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers focus on a study of igneous rocks. They see how igneous rocks are formed, and how to distinguish them from other types of rocks. A crystal-growing activity is present, and learners create drawings that show where each...
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What are Igneous Rocks and How are They Formed?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Crystals form before your very eyes! What sixth grader wouldn't enjoy this lesson on igneous rock formation? Using hot Salol, junior geologists observe the crystal formation process as the material cools. This comprehensive lesson plan...
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Jeopardy Game - Science

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Used in an upper elementary classroom, this presentation could be a center activity or a whole-group experience. This is a great way to review a variety of scientific topics. There are questions relating to the planets, rock formations,...
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Rock Stories

For Teachers K - 2nd
Youngsters pretend they are rocks sitting on a hill. They listen to the provided guided imagery script to conceptualize the process of how rocks change over time. They draw a diagram of what happened to them as rocks during the story. An...
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Layers of the Earth

For Teachers 4th
While rudimentary, this could be a great review of types of rocks. With diagrams, pictures, and graphics, this presentation describes igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock formations. The pictures are particularly engaging.
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Identifying Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
If you're looking for a short video that focuses on igneous rocks, this one is for you! The narrator is from the Colorado School of Mines, and she does an excellent job describing how igneous rocks are formed, where they are found, and...
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Rocks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is a PowerPoint which provides examples of the types of rocks found in nature. The presentation includes slides with images and information about how sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks are formed in nature. Uses of rocks by...
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Rocks

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What are rocks and how do people use them? Flip through this presentation to show your class the three types of rocks, how each are formed, examples of each type of rock, and the many ways in which they man uses them. Tip: Bring examples...
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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine how igneous rocks are formed by watching a video. They create a volcano.
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Igneous Rocks

For Students 7th - 9th
In this igneous rock worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer about the formation, composition, color and density and location of the different kinds of igneous rocks.
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Rock Cycle Puzzle

For Students 7th - 9th
In this rock cycle worksheet, students are given photographs of types of rocks and words related to their processes of formation. The names of the types or rocks are also listed. Students match the rock photographs to the proper process...
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Rock Cycle Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this rock cycle activity, students are given twelve rocks to separate into three major groups of rocks including sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks and igneous rocks. They answer questions about each type of rock and the rock cycle.
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Bowen's Reaction Serives: Magma Differentiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the differentiation of magma to form different minerals present in a rock. By using the model proposed by Bowen, they determine the depth, temperature, and composition of magma. Students explain why some minerals...
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Rocks and Soil

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the physical properties of rocks. They explore the three different types of rocks and are able to compare and contrast their different properties. Students simulate the creation of sedimentary rock, they also...
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Igneous Rocks Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th
In this geology exploration worksheet, students complete 27 short answer questions about the properties and locations of igneous rocks. Teacher must provide text or internet link.
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Using the Internet

For Students 7th - 8th
In this using the internet activity, learners search several websites to review information about the heart, human senses, the solar system, and planets. Students also read information about the rock cycle and answer provided questions.
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A Crust Full of Rocks

For Teachers 8th - 9th
For this rock worksheet, learners answer seven short answer questions about the composition of the earth's crust. Questions refer to metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks.
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Igneous Rocks

For Students 10th - 11th
In this igneous rocks worksheet, students identify and explain which minerals are the first to crystallize from cooling magma according to the diagram shown. Then they describe what types of rocks are formed by those minerals. Students...
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Igneous Rocks

For Students 7th - 8th
In this igneous rocks activity, students identify the lave that cools quickly and entraps air and other gases. Then they describe the molten material found below the Earth's surface. Students also give another name for the mineral...
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Mining the Web

For Students 6th - 9th
In this rock and mineral worksheet, students visit http://sciencespot.net and explore a variety of sites about rocks and minerals in order to complete questions about geology, the rock cycle, and rock creations.
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Igneous Rocks & Volcanoes

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students find the words that are associated with geology and the answers are found with the link at the bottom of the page.
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Igneous Rock Formation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the computer lab to search for answers to questions on their workshet. They discuss the creation of igneouss rocks and listen as the teacher lectures about lava. Students follow directions to mix a batch of salt dough...
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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers gain an understanding of differentiating rocks by their geological environments and origin. They then focus on the formation and transformation of different igneous rock types.
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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine igneous rocks in this lesson. They discuss the rock cycle and how rocks form. They also explore volcanic activities and build their own volcano.