Intro to Rocks Mini-Lesson

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Use the slideshow, teacher resources, and student worksheets in this science mini-lesson to give students a general overview of rocks. This mini-lesson can be taught as part of 1 or 2 45-minute class periods. The activities and exercises can be completed in class or given as take-home assignments. The lesson content is accessible and approachable for both science teachers and generalists, and includes background material for brush-up or pre-lecture preparation.

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Use this mini-lesson to introduce students to rocks. Explain what rocks are made of, the three different ways in which they form, and some of the ways in which surface rocks can be broken down. 

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Eyewitness: Rocks & Minerals

R.F. Symes

Get an in-depth, comprehensive look at rocks and minerals with a unique integration of words and pictures.

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