Rocks, Soils, and Earth Materials

This Mini-Research Lesson was developed for

Ms. Copeland's Kindergarten Class at J.L. Lomax Elementary School
Designed byTiffany Brown, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher



SKE2. Students will describe the physical attributes of rocks and soils.


a. Use senses to observe and group rocks by physical attributes such as large/small, heavy/light, smooth/rough, dark/light, etc.


b. Use senses to observe soils by physical attributes such as smell, texture, color, particle/grain size.


c. Recognize earth materials— soil, rocks, water, air, etc.

Primary Learning Outcome:
A.Students will describe rocks and soil by physical attributes, and recognize earth materials (soil, rocks, water, and air).
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