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Rocking Through the Rock Cycle
Mary Mutrux, Missouri State University
The students will participate as matter traveling through the rock cycle while drawing cards from 4 rock matter stations (magma, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic). Afterwards, the student will demonstrate their path using a laser pointer in a projected large the rock cycle diagram.
Learning Assessment #2 - The Rock Cycle
Leslie Reid, University of Calgary; Michelle Speta, University of Calgary
An in-class activity that tests students' understanding of the rock cycle.
Rock cycle in chocolate lab
Pete Stelling, Western Washington University
This lab activity simulates the rock cycle with a piece of chocolate instead of actual rock. Students melt, crystallize, erode, lithify and metamorphose a single small block of chocolate. Along the way students ...
Rock Cycle Skit
Rich Teske Pierz Healy High School, Pierz MN
This activity is a skit, commercial or song/rap about the rock cycle
ConcepTest: Rock Cycle Temperature Profile #1
The graph below illustrates how the temperature changed with time for part of the rock cycle. Which of the following is best represented by the graph? a. sediment is lithified to form sedimentary rock b. ...
The Rock Cycle: A hands on Simulation
This activity is a hands-on simulation of the rock cycle.
Investigating the Rock Cycle Through Writing and Illustrating
Leah Campbell, Central Intermediate School, Stewartville, MN, based on an original activity developed by Alissa Naymark, Rochester Public Schools
This activity is a quantative writing activity where students will use writing and illustrations to show their knowledge of the basic rock cycle.
Earth History: Crayon Rock Cycle
This is a classroom activity in which students develop understanding of the rock cycle using wax crayons to model the processes that form the 3 types of rock; sedimentary, igneous & metamorphic.
Investigations based on the rock cycle.
Jason Morzenti, Minneapolis Urban League Academy, Minneapolis, MN
This activity is a field investagation where students will discover answers to their questions about the rock cycle.
Investigating the Rock Cycle: Looking at similarities and differences in rocks in the rock cycle.
Jeff Ballman, Montgomery Lonsdale High School, Montgomery, MN
This activity is a lab inquiry-base lesson on the rock cycle. Students will look at the parts of the rock cycle by examining three rocks. Based on their observations and data they collect they should be able to develop a hypothesis and an experiment to test this hypothesis.