Rocks and minerals
What is in a Rock? Rocks are made up of many tiny pieces of minerals. What are Minerals? Minerals are natural, nonliving crystals. They come in many sizes, shapes, and colors. Types of Rocks: Sedimentary Rocks, Igneous Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks. The Rock Cycle. Read More...
The resources above cover the following skills:
Concepts of Earth Science (SD1, SD2, SD3, SD4)
The student demonstrates an understanding of geochemical cycles by describing that most smaller rocks come from the breaking and weathering of larger rocks as part of the rock cycle.
The student demonstrates an understanding of geochemical cycles by recognizing the physical properties of water as they relate to the rock cycle.