Science - Mrs. Clare

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                                    6th Grade
                                 Earth Science 

UNIT 5: Rocks & Weathering

Essential Question: What "story" do rocks tell us?

I Will

1. Compare rocks and minerals

2. Illustrate the rock cycle

3. Describe how the three types of rocks are formed, classified, and used:

            a. Igneous

            b. Sedimentary

            c. Metamorphic

4. Identify rock samples

5. Describe the destructive and constructive forces that shape the Earth’s surface: Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition.

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