|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|
|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)