Student activity in which students are asked to name the parts of the rock cycle.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Students will look at rocks in thin section using virtual microscope, comparing plane polarized light with cross polarized light; after becoming familiar with this tool, students will look at rock samples from the moon.
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