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Rock Cycle Reporters

Description

As a Rock Cycle Reporter, you will be responsible for researching how rocks 
change in the rock cycle.  Use the websites below to complete the research 
sheet.

Once you complete the Rock Cycle 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:
           -The 3 different types of rock
           -How melted rock (magma/lava) becomes igneous rock
           -How igneous rock becomes sedimentary rock
           -How igneous or sedimentary rock becomes metamorphic rock
           -How igneous or metamorphic rock becomes magma/lava
           -A rock cycle diagram/animation
           -Quiz (3-5 review questions)
Happy hunting!

Internet Links


This planet really rocks- The Rock Cycle
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002289/cycle.html

Rock cycle intro
http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/rockcycle.htm

Rock cycle animation
http://www.phschool.com/atschool/phsciexp/active_art/rock_cycle/index.html

Rock cycle- summary
http://www.rocksandminerals4u.com/rock_cycle.html

The rock cycle
http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/K12/rkcycle/rkcycleindex.html

Rock cycle diagram
http://www.ltcconline.net/julian/history/rocks.html

Interactive rock cycle- animation
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0602/es0602page02.cfm

Rock cycle tutorial
http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/

Rock cycle- animation
http://www.uky.edu/AS/Geology/howell/goodies/elearning/module05swf.swf

Rock cycle story
http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/rocks/cycle/index.htm

Rock Cycle Brainpop movie
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0605/quickflicks/

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