Monthly Archives: May 2012

Rock Cycle

INFORMATION Interactives- The Rock Cycle– http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/ The Rock Cycle Web Site– Great one…easy and clear…from Tom D. http://www.personal.psu.edu/cll161/insys%20441/main.html Rock Cycle- Click and Learn– http://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/elearning/module05swf.swf Beyond Books- The Rock Cycle– http://www.beyondbooks.com/ear82/7.asp BBC Rocks and The Rock Cycle– http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/environment_earth_universe/rock_cycle/revise1.shtml BBC Rocks Test– … Continue reading

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Rock Classification

How are rocks classified? How are they formed? Use these sites to help you out: ROCK EXAMPLES- Excellent source. See the list of each type of rock on the left side tool bar. http://www.galleries.com/rocks/default.htm Examples of Common Rocks- Rocks4U at … Continue reading

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Earth Structure Movies Quizzes

Practice what you’ve learned about the Earth’s structure and maybe some things that we haven’t talked just yet: Want more info first?  WATCH MOVIES- Grab a set of headphones and watch some of the movies at the bottom of this … Continue reading

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More About The Earth’s Layers

Let’s Investigate 1. What’s Inside the Earth– Take a look at this site to see where the four main layers of the earth are and what each is made of. http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/structure.html 2. The Earth’s Crust, Lithosphere and Asthenosphere– More detail- http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/interior/earths_crust.html … Continue reading

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Layers of the Earth

Before we DIG into rocks and their formations (Get it? Dig?) we are going to look at the layers of the Earth. This will be new information for some and a review for others. VIDEOS WATCHED IN CLASS Structure of … Continue reading

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Rocks- Sharing Sites

We’re about to embark on a study of rocks, the rock cycle, rock formation, uses, etc. Find some good resources for us to use and share them here. PLEASE POST THE NAME OF THE SITE AND THE WEB LINK. Some … Continue reading

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