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Science Sampler: Rocks in our pockets

by: Donna Plummer and Wilma Kuhlman

Rocks contain so many stories within them that they're a natural for young scientists. To introduce students to rocks and their characteristics, begin your rocks unit with the following activities that develop their ability to make simple observations using their senses and conduct experiments to understand the effects of the weathering process and the rock cycle.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2005Stock # ss05_029_02_60Volume 029Issue 02

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.

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