Rock Types and the Rock Cycle: Igneous Sedimentary Metamorphic

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Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Yes, it's the thee types of rocks. And here's a great video to introduce the young geologists in your class to the rock cycle.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have on hand several examples of each type of rock for class members to investigate
Classroom Considerations

  • The rapidity and general nature of the explanations make the video most appropriate as an introduction to the rock cycle
Pros

  • The resource includes the video, a short comprehension check, a vocabulary list, illustrations, and links to related resources
Cons

  • Explanations are rapid and general