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Rock Detectives  

Resources and support for Grade 7 Science unit on Earth Science
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Unit Outline

The Rock Cycle

Describe the structure of the Earth

(Crust, mantle, inner & outer core)

Plate tectonics

 Describe and discuss landscape features that show the crust is in a state of continuous change

  • volcanism
  • earthquakes
  • glaciation
  • erosion / weathering

Physical Features of Rock Samples

  • colour
  • grain size

  • hardness

  • density

  • minerals

  • chemical composition

Classification of rocks
  • sedimentary,
  • metamorphic
  • igneous
Rock Cycle





The Rock Cycle


The Rock Cycle Rap - Mr Lee


Layers of the Earth Rap - Mr Lee


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