Social Studies, Science, and Health Units
How can we describe the physical attributes of rocks and soil ? What does a geologist study? How can we sort rocks?
Good video: Rock Detective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNs1gqkYerg
Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe the physical attributes of earth materials (soil, rocks, water, air). Construct an argument supported by evidence for how rocks can be grouped by physical attributes (size, weight, texture, color).
Use senses to observe soils by physical attributes such as smell, texture, color, particle/grain size.
Recognize earth materials: soil, rock, water, air, etc.
Great on line interactive resources for rocks and soils
Starburst Rock cycle video
Rock cycle modeled from crayon
Geology Kitchen 3 types of rocks