Rock Classification


Try to classify a dozen different rock samples based on their appearance. Common characteristics of each major rock type are described. Rocks also can be classified by where they formed.

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    This would be a good gizmo to use to show the different classifications of rocks and sorting

    Recommended For:  3rd Grade Science

    By: Gizmo User from Georgia

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    Perferct modification for SPED or low resources

    Recommended For:  Earth/Space Science

    By: Gizmo User from New Jersey

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    This is a one day GIZMO! Explore the different types of rocks beforehand by summarizing formation and location.

    Recommended For:  Earth/Space Science

    By: Gizmo User from Florida

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