Rocks and Minerals

 

Objectives:

 

·        To develop a basic understanding of rocks and minerals

·        To increase knowledge and problem solving skills in the science area

·        To increase vocabulary and reading comprehension in the science area for the GED or other educational goals

 

Outcomes:

 

·        To correctly complete the review worksheets

·        To correctly complete the written and online test found on the websites.

 

Warm-Up:

 

Although this is not necessary, read material about rocks and minerals.  This material is found in any basic science or GED preparation book.

 

New Instruction:

 

1.      Sites are listed in content order.

2.      If a site has a worksheet attached, print worksheet then click on site.

3.      If no worksheet is available, click on site and take good notes.

4.      After completing worksheet or reading through the site, take the online quizzes or test (if available).

 Note:  All note-taking activities have no answer keys.

Webpage Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Rocks and Minerals

(Print the review questions and then view the following lessons.)

Rocks

 

Minerals

 

Igneous Rocks

 

Sedimentary Rocks

 

Metamorphic Rocks

 

6-12

Yes

Yes

Review questions Chapter 4

 

Answer Key--Review questions Chapter 4

Test Chapter 4

 

Answer Key—Test Chapter 4

 

Online test

 

 

Feedback and Review:

 

After completing the worksheets and/or the test (if available), have the teacher verbally quiz you over the material.

 

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Review the initial material (from the website), and retake the online test in a week (if available).

 

 

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