This Rocks, Soil, and Water unit is filled with activities for your students--graphic organizers, vocabulary, real images, soil and rock investigations, and much more! Perfect for the K-2 learner!
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Inside you will find:
-Unit Teaching Plan
Students will be able to Describe the following basic Earth materials:
Students will be able to compare the following physical properties of basic Earth materials:
• capacity to retain water
Students will be able to identify common uses (e.g., construction
This action packed unit on Rocks and Soil will keep your kiddos engaged for several weeks with Learning Stations for Rocks, Activities for Exploring Soil, a Soil Experiment, and 2 Non-Fiction Readers!
While station/activity ideas, instructions, and recording forms are included in this pack, there a
Rocks and Soil episode - Two differentiated student worksheets / video guides, four differentiated quizzes , and answer key for Rocks and Soil episode by Bill Nye - The Science Guy * series of videos. Rocks and Soil Season 03 Episode 04.
These differentiated video guides, worksheets and quiz
Jeopardy review game created to meet all third grade Georgia performance science standards for rocks, minerals, and soils. Contains categories/questions pertaining to types of rocks, identifying minerals, moh's hardness scale, Soils, and weathering/erosion. Makes an excellent crct review
This is a bundle of unit resources to be used for teaching a unit about rocks, soil and water. Activities include: rocks, soil, water journal and pages, investigating 3 kinds of soil, growing seeds in 3 kinds of soil, pet rock project, making sedimentary playdoh rocks, salt water vs fresh water exp
This is a book about rocks and soil where students can read the simple text lines and also practice their fine motor skills by drawing pictures on each page. This book is made with the intention for each page to be cut in half (to make multiple copies easier).
Full Lesson Plan included!!!
Be sure to check out week 2 Rocks and Soil Unit as well :)
This unit follows standards for Rocks and Soils Units Kindergarten or First Grade. The activities are engaging and integrate with language arts. Higher level questions, Turn and Ta
Great resource for teaching Rocks, Soil and Water to K-2 learners.
This unit includes:
Vocabulary and Picture Cards:
-All About Rocks
-KWL Chart for Rocks
-All About Soil
-KWL Chart for Soil
This is a great unit to teach Rocks, Minerals, and Soils on the elementary level. It was updated on 6/23/17 to meet the new Georgia's Third Grade Science Standards of Excellence forS3E1a-c: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the physical attributes of rocks and soils.
Rocks and Soil- Integrate the content area of science into reading! Also, an additional writing about reading formative assessment included. Getting to EVERYTHING can be so difficult. Short informational passages can help a busy teacher cover informational text standards as well as cover important s
I created this activity book as a form of fun enrichment for my students as we learn about rocks and soil. I plan on using this after we finish our study of rocks, types of rocks, the rock cycle, soil, and soil types, but you can use it any way you’d like in your classroom. Each book includes a co
This project can be used to conclude a unit on rocks. Students will bring in a rock to use to create a pet rock, then will complete the activities about their pet rock. The project includes a choice menu and all activities involving:
- Birth certificate for rock
- Habitat Map including a place for
This 14 question worksheet with teacher answer key provides a way for students to follow along with the Bill Nye Rocks and Soil video. The questions are all fill-in the-blank. The video and worksheet introduce and explain the following concepts - types of rocks, volcanoes, soil, rock cycle, characte
Need a creative way for your students to "show what they know" about ROCKS and SOIL?
This flip-flap book is the perfect project for your kiddos to work on throughout your ROCKS and SOIL unit or as a summative assessment.
There are 8 total pages in the flip-flap book that cover science, writing, an
These video worksheets allow students to follow along as they watch the listed Bill Nye video.
Watching a video is no longer a passive activity!! Students are engaged during the video as they must listen AND write at the same time; definitely an important skill for students to master.
This is a 14 lesson unit study on rock s and soil. Lesson plans are in a 5 E model.
-3 types of rock
- How we use rocks everyday
-Hardness field test for rocks
-How is soil made
- Which soils are good for planting
- Investigate sand
-Hand-on worm lab
This file has many lesson ideas built into a journal. You can pick and choose the pages that fit the standards you want to teach. It is suitable for K-2. Official names of rocks are not a part of this journal. The topics included are rock characteristics, a few experiments to see how weather aff
This flip book was designed to be interactive and introduce students to rocks, soil and water. Students will complete activities on each flap of the book. I recommend breaking up this flip book into three different days or creating three different stations for students to rotate through. Instruction
These activities are based on the “Rocks and Soil” mini reader included in the pack but can be used with any other “introduction to rocks and soil” text.
This pack includes:
1. Rocks and Soil bulletin board charts
2. “Rocks and Soil” Informational mini reader
3. “Kinds of Soil” flipbook
This 40-page unit includes everything you need to teach your class about the rock cycle. It covers the three types of rocks: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. It also covers these types of soils and their uses: sand, loam and clay. Included are full-cover teaching posters, b&w workshe
This packet is the perfect supplement to your instruction on Earth Science. Included are:
- vocabulary flapbook
- physical properties recording chart
- letter to parents and brochure for a rock report
- several flapbooks plus a pocketbook to compare humus, sandy soil & clay
- a bo
Check out Week 1 Rocks and SoilUnit also at my TPT store :)
This Unit is a continuation of week 1 Rocks and Soil Unit, however can also be used on it's own for a rock and soil unit. It goes into further detail of what soil is, how rocks and soil help us, and how we use soil and rocks to our
Now days, most science teachers are young enough to have watched Bill Nye's groundbreaking TV show growing up. I know I did! I probably learned more from it than from any science teacher.
Of course, that doesn't just mean we can put on Bill Nye The Science Guy and call it a day, but the show can s
This set contains all of the images as shown here. LINE ART VERSION ONLY.
(***** LINE ART is the black outline ONLY with a transparent background*****)
Each image is saved in its own 10 inch png file. Saved at 300 DPI.
Here’s the link to my TOU, please take the time to read it:
The perfect resource for teaching minerals, rocks, and soil is right here at your fingertips! Explore vocabulary words like: minerals, hardness, rock, igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic, humus, sand, silt, clay, loam, weathering, and erosion! Use the working notes pages to have students record defini
Rocks, Soil, and Water was made specially to meet the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Science Standards: K.7ABC, 1.7A, 1.7C, and 2.7A. It also can be used to scaffold the vocabulary and concepts for the third and fourth grade science centers. Rocks, Soil, and Water could be used during S
Kinder/FirstieSTEM Unit Two: Rocks and Soil
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Thanks so much for viewing my Kinder/FirstieSTEM Curriculum unit. Kinder/FirstieSTEM Curriculum is an engaging STEM curriculum with young learners in mind! Kinde
Rocks/Soil week 1 and 2 Combined
My students loved both weeks for Rocks and Soil! There are many hands on activities in these units to include:
Full 2 weeks of lesson plans
Cooperative Group Opportunities
Cut and paste activities
• All About Rocks (4 pages)
• My Soil and Rock Journal
• All About Rocks
• My Rock Report
• We Use Rocks Everyday
• Sink or Float?
• Rock Collection Project Letter
• Rock Collection Coupons/Booklet Pages
• Rock Collection Rubric
• Rock Sort Activity: “What’s My Rule?”
• What is
In this unit, your students will learn about rocks and soil. They will have a page to read about rocks and a page to read about soil. They will have a quiz about rocks and one about soil.
***** I have combined all my science units into one big unit. Please take a look. It is called Science Un
These vocabulary cards are used in my minerals, rocks, and soil unit. The words include geology, minerals, texture, lusters, effervescence, streak, sedimentary rock, sediment, metamorphic rock, igneous rock, weathering, erosion, deposition, conglomerate, organic, humus, topsoil, subsoil, pore spaces
These worksheets are made for students to use while researching erosion, fossils, rocks and soils on pebble go. After the small groups research, students can play the game You are the Teacher to share their knowledge with the other students. Students can take notes while listening to their new teach
Finally! A daily review for Science. My students retain information best with constant review so it is important for me to continually review students daily over information that has already been learned. Not sure about other teachers , but many times it is out of sight, out of mind for my students.
Rocks and Soil - Vocabulary Word Search with ABC Order includes both a word search and cut and paste ABC order activity themed to the rocks and soil.
Rocks and Soil Vocabulary Words:
Included in this download is an ink-friendly version.
If your students are using Pebble Go to research Rocks and Soil, this is perfect! It includes a research sheet, for these topics:
Rocks as Material
Soil as Material
Also included is a Rock Cycle printable
****Now includes Answer Keys!!!!
I am not affiliated with Pebble Go but love it! I
An 8 lesson unit with plans and resources.
There is a zipped folder with an editable Word / PowerPoint / Excel version and a PDF version of each file for the following:
Lesson 1 - Types of rocks (worksheets can be seen in the preview)
Lesson 2 - Characteristics of different rocks
Lesson 3 - An inv
Work while watching a video and after that:
• fill in the blanks, answer to the questions;
• what new facts and words have you learned for the past 23 minutes of video?
• express your feelings about the movie: WHAT episode you like the most and WHY?
Suitable for all grade levels science worksheet
A set of 15 printables that include a title page, explanatory page on rocks, explanatory page on soils, permeable, impermeable, hard rocks, soft rocks, granite, slate, marble, chalk, sandy soil, chalky soil, clay soil and peat.
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Kid-friendly response form used to assess students' knowledge of concepts taught in the
Bill Nye video presentation about rocks and soil. This form can be introduced before or after students watch the episode. It also can be used in small groups to enhance discussions. This worksheet is one page in
Do your kiddos love task cards like mine?
Mine can't wait for the chance to move around the room for learning activities. There are a whopping 48 task cards! You may want to use a few at a time after you teach those same concepts.
Near the end of your unit, pull them out again and use them a
These 28 ready to use cards will help your students learn and review rocks and soil. The content on these cards aligns with the Utah State Core for 4th grade science. The questions on the cards cover the basics on: weathering, erosion, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, igneous rocks, minerals, t
20 piece Earth Science clip art set. Includes different types of rocks and soil
The set includes 10 PNG color illustrations, and 10 PNG black line versions. These are high resolution (300 dpi) transparent background graphics. No watermarks will appear on the files that you download.
The clip art
This set of comprehension questions accompanies the Harcourt Science leveled reader entitled Minerals, Rocks, and Soils of Georgia for third grade. Questions cover all four lessons in the book and go beyond just recall of the material. The students must extend their thinking and explain.
This review game is a great way to review what your students have learned about rocks and soil. This game reviews vocabulary words such as: igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic, mineral, weathering, erosion, topsoil, subsoil, bedrock, organic matter, etc. The vocabulary words found in this game are bas
This nonfiction booklet is great to use when studying rocks, minerals, and soils. It has been edited on 6/23/17 to meet the new Georgia's Third Grade Science Standards of Excellence for S3E1 a-c: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the physical attributes of rocks and soils.
If you LOVE teaching units cross curricular, then this product is for you! In this packet students will learn about the earth, landforms, rocks, soil and volcanoes with engaging, hands-on activities in reading, writing, poetry, math and science. Included in this packet are daily lesson plans with me