Rocks and Minerals Assessments and Activities - Earth Science Series

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This packet includes assessments, activities, and a lab for a rocks and minerals unit!

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Individial Assessments ("daily grades") for each of the following topics: differences/similarities between rocks and minerals, rocks (three types included), rock cycle, and minerals.

Journey Through the Rock Cycle Activity Students visit stations and roll "change" dice to see what path to take in the rock cycle! They record their journey on a chart and the changes they experienced.

"Memoirs of a Rock" Writing Activity that can be used as a follow up to the Journey Through the Rock Cycle Activity, or as a separate writing activity where students write either memoirs, or a diary about being a rock in the rock cycle. Also included are 3 full color rock border lined writing sheets, one regular border lined writing sheet, and one without a border for you to copy onto your own bordered paper.

Mineral Identification Lab that includes instructions on different ways to run the lab (can be done as a center), student recording sheets (2 versions - with and without streak test), and a reference sheet for common objects on Mohs hardness scale **Please note, mineral specmins are needed and ideas for cheap ways to do this are included!**

Mineral Logic Puzzles including individual puzzles (with matrices) and a class/group puzzle with clue cards. Instructions for both types are included!

Rock and/or Mineral Research Project with templates for information if using as a small mini-project or for a great hall display, research sites with QR codes for students to scan, 30 rock cards and 30 mineral cards for you to draw/assign students, and ideas and teacher notes on ways to use the research.

Rocks and Minerals Study "Fortune Teller" also known as a "Cootie Catcher," this fun origami aid is great for studying vocabulary!

Rocks and Minerals Unit Study Guide and Unit Assessment that can be used as a unit test or quiz for a larger unit!

Please note that this goes along with the other items in this bundle AND is included in this bundle: Rocks and Minerals Unit - Earth Science Series

I hope you enjoy this item. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas for custom work, please contact me! Thanks and stop by again soon!

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Carrie
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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