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Level 1 Sedimentary Rocks teaches about the rocks that cover 75% of the Earth’s surface and are the easiest rocks to collect. When students finish the 12 lessons in this unit they will be able to identify the three basic types of sedimentary rocks. Lessons about sedimentary rocks include Clastic Rocks, Sandstone, Conglomerates & Breccia, Organic Rocks and Limestone. Students learn to identify sedimentary rocks based on their unique characteristics.

The fun science activities included in this unit have students Making Clasts, Making Sandstone and creating a Cave in a Cup. Other activities that will fascinate students is Testing for Calcite, Stratification of Sediments, and Acid Rain.

Level 1 Sedimentary Rocks is created for students in the upper elementary grades. Each textbook lesson contains information about the topic, a quiz and an activity. The Answer Key to the quizzes is found in the back of the book. This ebook version of Sedimentary Rocks does not require the purchase of a set of rocks to complete the lessons and activities in this unit. 

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File Last Updated:
August 01, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on August 01, 2013.