Mapping and Investigating a Rock

Mapping and Investigating a Rock
Mapping and Investigating a Rock
Mapping and Investigating a Rock
Mapping and Investigating a Rock
Mapping and Investigating a Rock
Mapping and Investigating a Rock
Mapping and Investigating a Rock
Mapping and Investigating a Rock
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Investigating and mapping a rock is an excellent science investigation because rocks often have mosses, lichens and even trees growing on them. In many areas it is possible to find many large rocks suitable for study-rocks with varied mineral and crystal content, having plants and animals using them for a home, and being altered - by wind, weather, and man.

GENERALIZATIONS:
1. Students will investigate vegetative patterns.
2. Students will observe such things as competition and/or symbiotic relationships during their investigation.
3. Students will look for niche plants and animals.

OBJECTIVES:
1. Students will learn investigative techniques as part of their mapping of the rock.
2. Students will look for and try to explain various alteration of the rock they investigate caused by natural forces or human action.

NGSS / CCSS Framework
NGCC - S-1, S-3, S-4
NGCC.PS2.B - Types of interaction
NGCC.ESS3.C - Human impacts on Earth Systems
CCSS.ELA-Literacy WHST 6-8.7 - Conduct short research projects to answer questions...

The Lesson consists of a two Teacher pages and two student activity sheets. One to help them map and collect data about their rock.. The second consists of a series of Classroom Discussion topics.

Ejjoy
John F. Gardner
The Environmental Ed Guy
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