observations, group activity, and homework, they will insure them that they have a great understanding of soil before we move on to the next lesson.
Handouts and Visual Aids
Homework Worksheet assigned. Children’s book visual aid.
Type of Lesson: Centers/Stations
Lesson Title: Box of RocksGrade Level: 2nd-3rd
Materials: rocks (different types), caramel apple, soil, toothpicks, white paper, sand, watering can with water, small twigs, small rocks, straws, recipe for Metamorphic Magic Cookie Recipe (attached), oven or pre-made cookies
References: The Big Rock by Bruce Hiscock,
Science Process Skills
Observing, Classifying, Communicating, Measuring, Predicting, Experimenting, Constructing Models, Formulating Questions
Strand I, CS 1, ES4
Strand I, CS 1, ES6
Strand V, ES2, ES4
Students will discover what rocks are made of, what factors effect erosion, and what happens to rocks under different circumstances, as well different ways to classify rocks.