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The Rock Cycle fact sheet

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

This fact sheet provides a concise explanation of the rock cycle accompanied by a diagram that illustrates the different processes that take place in the rock cycle.

Educational Value Statement

  • Defines what the rock cycle is
  • Explains how rocks are constantly changing and moving
  • Illustrates how different processes interconnect to form the rock cycle
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File

Key Learning Objectives

  • Students can explain what the rock cycle is
  • Students can understand that there are many different processes that make up the rock cycle
  • Students can recall and explain the different parts of the rock cycle


Science Understanding : Earth and Space Sciences

Australian Curriculum Content Statements

Science: (ACSSU153)

OR The Rock Cycle

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