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Science Rocks

Year Level(s) Years K-2 Years 3-6 Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Geography Science SOSE General Science Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Geology / Mineral Formation Mining Rocks & Minerals Underground Mining Minerals Processing
Resource Type Publication
Publish Date 2nd Mar 2010

‘Science Rocks’ is a middle school teaching resource which contains a multitude of hands-on and student relevant teaching ideas about rocks, minerals and the work of geoscientists. It contains a wealth of ready to use lessons and resource sheets for students from year 4-9.

Some activities include exploring the rock cycle through song and kinaesthetic activities, examining and identifying rocks and crystals, writing a biography of a scientist and even investigating the seven different minerals present in a toothpaste tube.


Australian Curriculum content statements
Science: ACSSU153 (8)

Science Rocks - All chapters

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