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 definitions and examples. Analyze short passages to cover the information in a variety of ways. Challenge students to think critically by categorizing minerals based on their characteristics. Create a Three Types of Rocks flip-book that appeals to the kinesthetic and visual learner! Finish the unit off with a ready made assessment! Relax, because the next two week's of science lesson plans are here!