River Rocks #3: Analysis
Fifth graders determine the location of their house on a map and calculate the distance from school in blocks and/or miles. They then observe patterns (if any) in the collection of rocks brought in from home in relation to the location of origin.
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What are Igneous Rocks and How are They Formed?
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...
5th - 8th Science
Rocks and Minerals: Finding Clues Like a Scientist
The background information and activity sheet for this lesson are impressive in appearance. The intent is to guide junior geologists though an examination of mineral properties and identification. The problem with the lesson is that it...
4th - 8th Science
Fish Communities in the Hudson
Learning to read data tables is an important skill. Use this resource for your third, fourth, or fifth graders. Learners will will study tables of fish collection data to draw conclusions. The data is based on fish environments in the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts