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30 resources with the keyterm igneous rocks

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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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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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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 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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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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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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Igneous Rocks Worksheet

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

For Students 6th - 9th
In this rock and mineral activity, 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 Rocks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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Rocks and Minerals: Touch the Earth

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students complete a unit of lessons on rocks and minerals. They conduct research, write e-mail questions to geologists, write daily journal entries, label maps demonstrating types of rocks/minerals found, and create a web page that...
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Rock around the Rock Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit different geology-related websites to explore the rock cycle. They answer questions on the sites and take notes. They do a hands-on activity to simulate the rock cycle and later write a creative story, imagining that they...
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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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Rock Cycle Puzzle

For Students 7th - 9th
In this rock cycle instructional activity, 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...
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Rock Cycle Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this rock cycle worksheet, 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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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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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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A Crust Full of Rocks

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this rock worksheet, students 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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Big Island Pool: Igneous Rocks and the Anatomy of a Volcano

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore volcanoes. They examine the effects of volcanoes on the path of wind, rainfall, and the formation of the earth. Students examine an igneous rock and how they are formed.
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Igneous Rocks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students perform experiments in which they grow crystals. They draw pictures of where each type of rock originates from. They also identify igneous rocks by using a chart.