This is a unit on the rock cycle and plate tectonics. All resources in this unit are aligned with student standards for Grade 6 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Science.

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Rocks and Minerals Students' Manual

by Cattaraugus Allegany BOCES Math Science Technology Dept

The contents of this file were developed as a continuum and this unit may take from five to seven weeks to complete depending upon the goals of the teacher and interests of the students. While some learning experiences may be used as stand-alone lessons, others build upon prior learning experiences. All materials for this unit must be obtained locally. This file should be used as a supplement to the Teachers' Manual.
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For Students

by Lauren Angelone

This section is to be followed by students as they accumulate background knowledge, gather information and data and synthesize these components into a final product.
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Plates and Boundaries

by Janet Pinto

Maps show the 15 major tectonic plates and three different types of plate boundaries that are found throughout the world.
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