Lesson Plan

Rocks, Rocks, Everywhere

If you are studying the different types of rocks then this is the lesson for your class. This lesson will take your students beyond the textbook and into the environment.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to describe and identify different types of rocks by their observable properties.


(10 minutes)
Types of RocksMaking A Rock In A CupMatch the Rocks
  • Tell students that today they will learning about the different types of rocks.
  • Ask students if they know how many types of rocks there are and if they can name them. Let students know that there are three types of rocks, called igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.
  • Play Three of Types of Rocks song.