Rocks and Minerals Scavenger Hunt and Power Point

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3rd Grade

PA standards

Objectives -

Tech lab #9

Evidence of best practice – students will be able to refer to the video and helpful tips on my wiki at anytime they get stuck, peer instruction

Activity - Students will find answers below and as a together, as a group, each person will create a power point about rocks

Welcome Rock Hounds!!! You are going on a scavenger hunt looking for rocks and minerals. The following websites will help you to find what you’re looking for. Enjoy your adventure!!!!

Start Here:

1. How are igneous rocks formed? Name 2 igneous rocks.

2. How are sedimentary formed? Name 2 sedimentary rocks.

3. How are metamorphic formed? Name 2 metamorphic rocks.

Now try this website:
Define rock

define mineral

What is the difference between a mineral and a rock?

Finally, try this website

1. What minerals can you find in your bedroom?

2. How are minerals classified?

3. Name the seven major chemical groups: