Your Intermediate Level ESL and regular academic students will enjoy this riddle game about vocabulary pertaining to the Earth's Crust and soils. Terms defined are: mineral, rock, soil, high grade ore, metals, Earth's crust, Earth's mantle, outer core, inner core, gold, diamonds, hematite, Chalcopyrite, uraninite, chrysotile, sulphur, cleavage, lustre, hardness, colour, deposit, strip mining, overburden, underground mining, floatation tank, smelter, tailings pond, mechanical, chemical and biological weathering, moraine, soil horizons, litter layer, topsoil, subsoil, bedrock, humus, sand, clay, silt, gravel.
The game is an excellent groupwork activity to learn or review the vocabulary listed above. It is a springboard for discussion and recall of terms. Bright graphics illustrate all the terms! Enliven your Earth Science class with this game!!