A teacher describes how developing a structured, focused, and fun curriculum on rocks and minerals for learning-disabled students transformed her initial reluctance about Earth science into enthusiasm. Students observed, described, and sorted rocks and explored rock formation. A sample worksheet is included, as is a list of children's trade books about rocks.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2003Stock # sc03_040_05_24Volume 040Issue 05

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

Learn More