Union Grove Middle School

Ms Warren's Mapquest

Using the Internet to Explore the Rock Cycle

 Use the following web sites to answer these questions:

 

A. http://www.msha.gov/KIDS/MRHP.HTM

Click on the “Hand Pointing”

1) What 4 minerals are mined in the state of Georgia ? ______________________________________

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2) In New York , what mineral is mined that we do not mine for in Georgia ? ____________________

3) Look around at what other minerals are found in other states.

 

B. http://www.childrensmuseum.org/geomysteries/faqs.html

Click on “What are the different ways that rocks are formed?”  Play all the animations.

1)      When rocky fragments and sediments are deposited together by ________, _________ or _________, they gradually (over thousands or more years) cement together into new rocks, called _____________________ rocks.

2)      When molten rock called ________________ rises up from the earth's mantle deep underground, it forms

____________ rocks.

3)      Sometimes sedimentary and igneous rocks are changed dramatically by forces inside the Earth and are called _________________ rocks.

 

Click on “What's the biggest fossil in your collection?”

1)      What state did scientists find the largest specimen of fossils that shows remnant of ancient life?

__________________

 

Click on “What's a hardness scale?”

1)      Apatite has a hardness of 5. Fossilized bones are often made of apatite, and so are your __________________.

2)       Gypsum is used to make _____________________ and ________________________.

 

 

C. http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/K12/rkcycle/rkcycleindex.html

Sketch the rock cycle that you see on this web page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow1/oct98/index2.html

Click on “Rock Creations”

            1) Watch the animations on all 3 types of rocks.

 

Click onRock Hound Collection Safety

1)      Take the safety quiz. How many did you get correct? _______ out of 10 questions

 

 

Click on Discover Earth's Treasures

1)      Granite is a type of __________________________ rock.

2)      Gypsum is a type of _________________________ rock.

3)      Schist is a type of ___________________________ rock.

 

 

Click onRock Hound Quiz

1)      Take the quiz. How many did you get correct? ________ out of 16 questions

 

Click on “Pebbling Puzzles”

1)      Play a puzzle

 

 

E. http://www.ivyhall.district96.k12.il.us/4th/kkhp/RocksandMinerals/rocks.html

Check out SPECIAL 4TH GRADE ROCKS AND CHARTS SECTION


Check out “TEST YOUR IQ AND TRY OUR ROCK QUIZ!

 

 

G. http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0602/es0602page02.cfm

Follow directions for the Interactive Rock Cycle Animation

 

H. http://www.uky.edu/AS/Geology/howell/goodies/elearning/module05swf.swf

 

 

I. http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078617499/student_view0/chapter2/interactive_tutor.html#

Concentration game

 

J. http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078617499/student_view0/chapter1/interactive_tutor.html

Crossword Puzzle

 

K. http://www.tki.org.nz/r/wick_ed/science/rock.php

 

 

 

 

November 1, 2007