Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs

Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
Rock Cycle Inquiry Labs
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  1. The earth science differentiated inquiry labs bundle is a collection of hands-on labs which focuses on earth science topics for middle school science. Each topic contains three complete labs that are differentiated for all of your students. BUNDLE AND SAVE $$:Buy the complete inquiry labs bundle an
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Students will test and compare various rock samples for classification into igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. They will be challenged to think about why the structure of each sample matches its classification and what process created their formation during the rock cycle.

The product contains three complete labs that are differentiated for all of your students.

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- Teacher Resource Pages - prep time, standards/objectives, teacher directions, materials, and additional resources.
- Answer Keys - suggested answer keys for the labs
- CER Conclusion and Reflection Questions - Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning statements along with 3 reflection questions per lab.

3 Differentiated Labs

Dependent Student Lab - A complete lab. This level is written with a combination of procedural instructions and inquiry questions. They are moderately student-centered with guided inquiry questions throughout the lab. Suggested for on-level learners.
Modified Student Lab - A complete lab. This level provides the most structured lab experience. The lessons may eliminate parts of the lab and change the questioning to include sentence stems or multiple choice questions. Suggested for learners with modifications.
Independent Student Lab - A complete lab. This level is the most student-centered experience. Suggestions are made for the students to get started, but most of the decisions will be student-centered. The students will be responsible for most aspects of the lab and will have the least guidance. Suggested for advanced learners.

Materials Needed:


Rock samples from each category (suggestion: Igneous: obsidian, basalt, pumice; Sedimentary: shale, sandstone, conglomerate; Metamorphic: schist, gneiss, quartzite)
Stiff brush
Tongs
Paper towel
A plastic container of water
Magnifying glass
White printer paper

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Save precious prep time and get back to teaching. All of the work hard work has been done for you. Go have some fun with those students!

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Copyright © Chris Kesler. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.


Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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