The Rock Cycle

The Rock Cycle

Author: Robin Estavan

S6E5 _Students will investigate the scientific view of how the earth’s surface is formed.

S6E5.c._Classify rocks by their process of formation. 

S6E5.d._Describe processes that change rocks and the surface of the earth.S

Students will study the earth's geological features and how they were formed. Students will also study minerals and rock formations, and how earth's crust provides human with natural resources.

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