Presents the three major rock types and the rock cycle.
Looks at the three main types of rock and the very different ways in which they're formed!
Practice Rocks and Processes of the Rock Cycle questions
Reviews processes of the rock cycle.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Beach sand is made of minerals that are resistant to erosion, like quartz. Minerals that are found in rock nearby or that comes down in rivers are the source materials.
An interesting interactive that allows you to explore all of the steps of the rock cycle in greater depth. Make sure to click on all the stages to view an animation!