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Key Notes: Rocks and Minerals


  • Grades: All

  • Subjects: Science

  • Product Type: Printable

  • Format: Digital product, Downloadable

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Product Description

Exploring rocks and minerals can be fun, but reading all those lengthy descriptive books about them is daunting. Never fear! Your students can get a condensed version of the most important key notes about rocks and minerals. (And still have time for all the fun labs and rock sets you have at your fingertips!) I created this Key Notes version out necessity!

Explore the following in summary format:
What is a rock?
Characteristics of Sedimentary Rocks
Characteristics of Igneous Rocks
Characteristics of Metamorphic Rocks
What is a Mineral?
Minerals We Use
What is a Fossil?
What’s the Difference (Fossils and Rocks)
Rock Find Worksheet (Exploring different types of the three main rocks using the internet)
Vocabulary Pop-Ups for the Rock Cycle 
Rocking Around the Rock Cycle (Teaching Page)
Rocking Around the Rock Cycle (Student Page)
Tiny Foldable Books: Sedimentary Rock- Limestone
Tiny Foldable Books: Sedimentary Rock- Sandstone
Tiny Foldable Books: Igneous Rock- Granite and Feldspar
The Story of Igneous Rock 
The Story of Sedimentary Rock 
What are Minerals Used for Today? (notes on 10 common minerals)
Minerals Game 
Mohs Hardness Scale Common Objects Guessing Activity 

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All right reserved.  Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages in limited quantities for classroom use only.  Duplication for an entire school, and entire school system or commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. 


Copying any part of this product and placing it on the internet in any form (even a personal/classroom website) is strictly forbidden and is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Theses items will be located by Google and traced back to the publishing site.  If you would like to share the resources contained in this product with another teacher, please purchase an additional license (s).


I hope you find this product to be a useful resource as you seek to educate and equip your students with the skills to perform at the best of their abilities. Once again I sincerely appreciate your purchase. 


~Shelley Lee

Tools for School Teacher Resources 


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I am an exprienced classroom and homeschoool educator with a Master's in Reading Curriculum and Instruction. My passion is designing and producing "meaty" educational resources for both the classroom and homeschool educator.

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