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The Rock Cycle

The Rock Cycle

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Author: Mackenzie Oaks
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This lesson will discuss the three types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.

Grade Four Earth Science Standard-

4a:  Students know how to differentiate among igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks by referring to their properties and methods of formation (the rock cycle). 


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Grade Four Earth Science Standard-
4a:  Students know how to differentiate among igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks by referring to their properties and methods of formation (the rock cycle). 

Bill Nye: The Rock Cycle

BIG Question!

Directions: Students you will answer the following question in pencil on a sheet of binder paper. After you have answered the question, you will submit your paper in the red bin.

Question:

Why is the rock cycle play an important role in Earth Science? You may use examples provided in the video or other tutorials found within this lesson.