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Title: Cycles, Rocks, and Your Backyard!
Description: These series of PowerPoints and activities provides an in-depth collection of rock cycle information and provides students a chance to discover a real cycle in their own backyard! 
Key Words: rock cycle, geology, land forms, erosion 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
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 Geology.ppt
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 LessonActivityPlan_GoogleEarthLandformExploration.doc
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 Landforms_FinalReport.doc
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 Forces of Nature Activity Plan.doc
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 Classroom Erosion.doc
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 Erosion and Weathering.ppt

Teacher's Request: I need better lesson plans for teaching rocks and the rock cycle. I need labs that will teach them about the transitions from one kind of rock to another and how they each form separately. It needs to be something exciting and hands-on because most people are not intuitively interested in inanimate rocks.
   

 

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