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Testing Rocks

In this worksheet, students will be offered a chance to get involved in an investigation on the nature of rocks.

'Testing Rocks' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Rocks

Curriculum subtopic:   Different Types of Rocks

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Amy and her brother Sam are finding out about rocks. They have come back from holiday with several different kinds of rocks and they're having fun trying to sort them out.

 

Children looking at rocks

 

"How shall we sort them, Amy?" Sam wanted to know.

"How about seeing if they're hard or soft?" suggested Amy.

"But aren't all rocks hard - isn't it going to hurt if I drop one on my toe?" asked Sam.

"Well, they might be heavy, but not all of them are hard. Some wear away quite easily." Amy told Sam.

 

Selection of rocks

 

Let's see how their rock investigation turns out.

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