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These digital science activities cover the rock cycle, igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks. These resources are 100% online and can be used on Google Classroom and Google Drive. This resource for Google Slides also includes an answer key.
This product includes:
♥ Short answer: KWL chart
♥ Drag-&-drop: match the definitions to the vocabulary (igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary)
♥ Drag-&-drop: identify rock classification properties (like composition, luster, color, hardness)
♥ Drag-&-drop: compare & contrast igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks
♥ Independent web search: answer the questions about igneous rocks using a given website
♥ Drag-&-drop:identify intrusive and extrusive igneous rocks on a diagram
♥ Image search: find three examples of igneous rocks
♥ Independent web search: answer the questions about sedimentary rocks using a given website
♥ Drag-&-drop: identify how sedimentary rocks are formed on a diagram
♥ Drag-&-drop: finish the paragraph about sedimentary rocks
♥ Image search: find three examples of sedimentary rocks
♥ Independent web search: answer the questions about metamorphic rocks using a given website
♥ Drag-&-drop: identify how metamorphic rocks are formed on a diagram
♥ Image search: find three examples of metamorphic rocks
The rock cycle
♥ Drag-&-drop: label the type of rock in the rock cycle as sedimentary, igneous, or metamorphic
♥ Drag-&-drop: label the key on the rock cycle diagram
♥ Drag-&-drop: 2 Google Slides labeling an intricate rock cycle (including terms like weathering, cooling & crystallization, melting, uplift, transportation, deposition, pressure and heat)
This products covers Virginia VA SOLs:
VA SOL 5.7: The student will investigate and understand how Earth’s surface is constantly changing. Key concepts include
5.7a) identification of rock types;
5.7b) the rock cycle and how transformations between rocks occur;
How do I use this product?
You will be given the link to the Google Drive product. You can either email it to your students, or post on your Google Classroom! Check out my blog post to see how to upload it if you're unsure.
This resource works great with laptops, iPads, and Chromebooks. These paperless resources can be used independently, with partners, in small groups, and even whole groups! Don't worry, you do not need technology for every student in order to use this product!
Interested in more Google Drive science products from Glitter in Third?
Earth and space system
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Please email me with any questions at Glitterinthird@gmail.com if you need more information!