Making butter with your students will be a blast and it is easy! Guaranteed that they will not forget this activity or the phase changes, as well as, separating mixtures or solutions!
This resource contains a lab activity about how different rocks are created and classified into different categories:
This resource contains a teacher's edition and a student edition with handouts. It will engage your students in visual, auditory and kinesthetic ways and it includes QR codes to address the technology or media Common Core component. It can be used as an introduction, lab activity or as an assessment at part of an Earth Science unit.
The activity takes approximately 45 - 60 minutes. It can be done as a whole class activity or it can be done as a science center. All you'll need will be old discarded crayons, and a few materials you can find in your kitchen.
In the end, you will have taught a great hands-on activity that your students won't soon forget!
Enjoy creating colorful rocks with your students!