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Sedimentary Sleuths

Description

As a Sedimentary Sleuth, you will be responsible for researching sedimentary 
rocks. Use the websites below to complete the research sheet.

Once you complete the Sedimentary Rock research sheet, you will create a 
Power Point slide show presentation as a group.  Use the information from 
your research sheet as well as facts and pictures from the websites below to 
create your slide show.  

You will need to include the following information in your slide show:
             -How sedimentary rocks are formed
             -A description of sedimentary rocks
             -How to identify a sedimentary rock
             -Sedimentary rock and the fossil record
             -Names of examples of sedimentary rocks
             -Pictures of sedimentary rocks
             -Uses of sedimentary rocks
             -Other interesting facts
             -Quiz (3-5 review questions)
Happy hunting!

Internet Links


This planet really rocks- sedimentary rocks
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002289/sed.html

How sedimentary rock is formed/examples
http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/payton/rocks/create/sediment.htm

Sedimentary rock facts
http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/sedimentaryec.htm

Sedimentary rock images
http://geology.com/rocks/sedimentary-rocks.shtml

Sedimentary rock animation
http://www.childrensmuseum.org/geomysteries/floatingrock/b4.html

Sedimentary rock information
http://www.rocksforkids.com/RFK/howrocks.html#Sedimentary

Uses of rocks
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002289/uses.html

History for kids- sedimentary rock
http://www.historyforkids.org/scienceforkids/geology/rocks/sedimentary/

Other Resources



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