I.Love.Rocks. This was such an intimidating unit for me to learn, but I took classes and researched. Now this is a unit that my kids really ROCK. Hahaha. That will never get old. In fact, while traveling to Ireland I HAD to purchase this rock cycle t-shirt. Had. To.
Minerals. Minerals. Minerals.
The VERY first teaching objective with the rock cycle unit is to clearly identify between rocks and minerals. Minerals are one pure substance and make up rocks. They are often times just one color….but not always. You can do scratch tests if you have the scratch plates. Continue reading