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Rocks and Minerals

Fifth graders examine different types of rocks and classify rocks by their different characteristics. In small groups they sort their rocks into two categories, then create three categories to sort by on a sorting worksheet. Next, they select three rocks and compare and contrast them and discuss how a rock key works.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
Life Science
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Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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