Monday, April 20, 2015

4th Grade-Week 3/4 The Rock Cycle

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3rd/4th Lab Week
Concept: Three types of Rocks and the Rock Cycle



Objective: Students will learn the three types of rock and how Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks are formed.

Homework: Review Crossword Puzzle

Vocabulary:
Rock Cycle
Igneous Rock
melting
magma
cooling
Metamorphic Rock
heat
pressure
Sedimentary Rock
weathering
erosion
sediments
compacting

•How are Igneous Rocks formed?
•How are Metamorphic Rocks formed?
•How are Sedimentary Rocks formed?

BrianPop.com videos of the week: 


Reading Before Class: FOSS Science Resources pgs 220-227.

Rock Cycle


Igneous Rock
Igneous Rock
Igneous Rock
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Grand Canyon

Here is an activity you can do at home 
with marshmallows and The Rock Cycle



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CA Science Standards
4a. Students know how to differentiate among igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks by referring to their properties and methods of formation (the rock cycle).

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