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The Rock Cycle

The Rock Cycle

Author: Diana Peredia

4.a. Students will know how to differentiate among igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks by referring to their properties and methods of formation. 

YouTube videos and an informative web link to use as a tool about the rock cycle. Students will need to answer the big question: what are the stages in the rock cycle. 


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Students label the steps of the rock cycle.

Source: Teaching Ideas. (n.d.). Retrieved May 11, 2015, from

The Rock Cycle

Source: The Rock Cycle. (2013, February 13). Retrieved May 11, 2015, from

Source: Types of Rocks & Rocks Cycle Video for Kids by (2012, April 15). Retrieved May 11, 2015, from