Ch 4: Earth & Celestial Rocks Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Earth & Celestial Rocks chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the rock cycle in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Earth & Celestial Rocks chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Rock properties Composition, classification differences between rocks and minerals
Tuesday Igneous rock Extrusive rock, intrusive rock, magma, lava, crystalline solids
Wednesday Sedimentary rock Detrital sedimentary rock, chemical sedimentary rock, parent rocks
Thursday Metamorphic rock Common metamorphic rocks, effects of intense heat and pressure
Friday Planetary geology Celestial bodies, uses of telescopes and radar in planetary geology

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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