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In this activity, learners will learn how igneous rock, metamorphic rock, and sedimentary rock are formed as part of the rock cycle and that the same forces that produce/change rocks also produce/change landforms. They will learn this by playing a game where one player must describe a type of rock (that is chosen by random card selection) to another player who then must guess what type of rock that is. Then, there may be a discussion of geologic time and learners can create a timeline model based on the sequence of rock types that were chosen in the game.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
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    • Grade 5
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    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Geochemical Cycles,NSDL,mantle,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Social Sciences,Geologic Time,Chemistry,crust,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926125725975T,lava,Anthropology,Rocks and Minerals,subduction,Life Science,erosion,Informal Education,core,Middle School,geology,metamorphic rock,sedimentary rock,Elementary School,geologic time,minerals,weathering,igneous rock,biodiversity,Upper Elementary,fault,Earth system science,rocks,High School,Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics,Geoscience

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    English

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