A ready to copy nine page interactive "text book" for your students! Fill in the blanks with the title words, draw and glue in examples for each earth material property. This can be used as a guide to teach common core standards science 1.E.2, 1.E.2.1, 1.E.2.2. Students can experiment and then fill in the pages with things they experience in the classroom. They are learning ways to classify earth materials. Flexibility: show the 3 earth materials in a container, do they conform to the shape of the container? Sink and Float: experimenting then drawing in results. Glue earth material samples in for texture. What colors can rocks be? Size: rocks can be big or small. Weight: a lot of soil is heavy a little soil is light. Every page could have a classroom experiment to go with it. Teaching time depends on class size and science time length.