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Types of Rock

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Ages: 7 - 12
Types of Rock with Tim andd Moby
From mcgraw-hill.com, produced by BrainPOP
Learn about the three main rock types and how to tell them apart in this BrainPOP movie. A quiz is also provided with this link.  (Approximate run time 2:00)
May 31, 2012 at 11:56 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Geology Kitchen: The 3 Types of Rocks
From YouTube, produced by Explorer Multimedia
Geologist Devin Dennie heads to the kitchen to demonstrate the differences between the three types of rocks. (08:36)
September 2, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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Ages: 6 - 13
Rock Cycle - Cassidy Will Rock You
From YouTube, produced by Cassidy
In this student-made video, Second-grader Cassidy researched the rock cycle and then re-wrote the lyrics to Queen's "We will rock you." Daddy helped her make the music video.  Too cute.  (02:43)
January 5, 2013 at 09:46 AM
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Ages: 7 - 12
Rocks Song by Peter Weatherall
From YouTube, produced by Peter Weatherall
This cute, catchy song is about various types of rocks.  A sample of the lyrics include, "There are many shapes and sizes of rocks, everything from pebbles to great, big blocks. Slate is used on roofs and sheets and granite is used under stepping fee... [more]
December 22, 2010 at 10:18 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Identifying The Three Types of Rocks
From neok12.com
This brief video clip helps students indentify the three different types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. (3:08)
Found by pompom in Types of Rock
March 8, 2013 at 01:41 PM
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Ages: 8 - 13
Bill Nye, The Science Guy, on Rocks and Soil
From YouTube, produced by Bill Nye
This video helps students understand that soil comes from rocks broken down over time by natural forces. The video also includes appearances by Barry Nolan and Edward James Olmos who help because every rock tells a story. It's usually a long one invo... [more]
June 28, 2010 at 09:29 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Identifying Rocks : Physical Characteristics of Rocks
From YouTube, produced by eHow
Rocks have separate characteristics among themselves, as rocks come in many different colors, textures and mineral compositions. Discover which rocks tend to be heavier than the others with help from a lab manager and research scientist in this brief... [more]
December 23, 2010 at 11:22 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Identifying Rocks : How Are Rocks Made?
From YouTube, produced by eHow
Rocks are made in different ways, with sedimentary rocks being made from erosion and deposition of preexisting rocks, and metamorphic rocks being made when preexisting rocks melt and recrystallize. Find out how igneous rocks are made with help from a... [more]
December 23, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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Ages: 8 - 13
Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks
From YouTube, produced by Dr. Loopy
A little silly, but is a good overview of the formation and characteristics of sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Grades 4-7. 4:34 min.
Found by laneyk in Types of Rock
July 13, 2009 at 05:26 PM
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Ages: 5 - 12
Soil "Movie Trailer" (A Classroom Opener / Introduction)
From YouTube, produced by Tyler Hart
Many of my students don't get really excited for our Soil Lesson, so I made a movie Trailer to hopefully get them a little more excited before we actually start the lesson. (00:54) Thanks to the Luck Stone Boscobel Plant for my tour of their rock q... [more]
Found by trhart in Types of Rock
March 4, 2011 at 09:41 AM
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