Weekly Lesson Plans January 21st-25th
Monday- No School
Tuesday- students will watch a clip about Rocks of Ages discussing some ways that geologists age rocks. Then students will take notes on Chapter 21 S.3 about Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks. Homework- Seafloor Sediments and how they unravel past climate change.
Wednesday- Students will start a rock lab. Students will be examining 10 minerals, 10 igneous rocks, 10 sedimentary rocks, and 10 metamorphic rocks. Students will be explaining physical characteristics for each rock- color, luster, cleavage or fracture, uses, how it formed etc. Students will be focusing on rocks #1-10.
Thursday- Students continue to work on the rock lab focusing on rocks #11-20.
Friday- students continue to work on the rock lab focusing on rocks #21-30.