This multi-part Earth Science lab breaks down (or weathers... to use a vocabulary word!) rock cycle steps through
7 short labs that combine to help students explore and explain the Earth processes that help to create sedimentary rock. Each lab utilizes different pieces of lab equipment which upper elementary and middle school students should be able to manipulate and demonstrate mastery.
Written for Texas 5th graders, it can easily be adapted for other grades and other criteria, such as Common Core.