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The Rock Cycle

Teachers, are you looking for new activities to excite your students about the evolution of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks? This website, developed by the non-profit organization Math/Science Nucleus, provides numerous hands-on activities for each grade from kindergarten through sixth. The chemistry section deals with the mystery of why and how minerals and rocks are formed. The minerals segment provides students with an appreciation of the basic building blocks of rocks as well as their importance in the rock cycle. In the Rocks section, students learn how to identify the different types of rocks and how they are formed. The last section, Past Lives, presents information on dinosaurs, past environments, and the concept of evolution. The site is also equipped with a dictionary giving students an easy reference.
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2003/1212
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December 12th, 2003
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December 12th, 2003 at 1:42pm
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December 12th, 2003 at 1:42pm
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