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Sedimentary rocks fact sheet

Year Level(s) Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Geology / Mineral Formation Rocks & Minerals
Resource Type Fact Sheet

This fact sheet outlines the processes involved in the formation of sedimentary rocks which are accompanied by diagrams illustrating each step.

Educational value statement

  • Defines what sedimentary rocks are
  • Explains how sedimentary rocks are formed
  • Provides examples of the different types of sedimentary rocks
  • Provides questions that can be used to test student understanding
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File


Key learning objectives

  • Students can understand how sedimentary rocks are formed
  • Students can understand that a series of processes are involved in the formation of sedimentary rocks
  • Students can name different sedimentary rocks



  • Science Understanding: Earth and space sciences

Australian Curriculum content statements
Science:  (ACSSU153)


OR Formation Of Sedimentary Rocks

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