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Schoolyard Geology

Students learn that a rock's properties tell stories about where it came from and where it has been. The lesson illustrates how to make geologic observations and gives background about the important properties of rocks to observe. Students then use those observation skills to describe rocks they find on their own Schoolyard.

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Resource Details

Grade
2nd - 4th
Subjects
Earth Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet