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Rock Cycle Activities Book

All Ages

Our rock cycle activities book is designed for all ages of kids. Students will learn how to make a Granite Rock Cookies, Critter Rocks and Puddingstone Trivet. The activity book contains 15 different activities related to the rock cycle

The materials used in this rock cycle activities book are usually easy to find around the house or at a local store. Each activity in this book is related to the rock cycle. It is fun for students to learn about different types of rocks and how much of the Earth is covered by the continents and oceans.

Activities include:

  • Salt on a Stick
  • Cave in a Cup
  • Sedimentary Sandwich
  • Bubbling Eggshells
  • Rock Art
  • Crystal Garden
  • Pebble Game

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Fascinating facts about the rock cycle

There are three major groups of rocks that make up the rock cycle. Igneous rocks were at one time molten rock that is called magma beneath the Earth's surface. Pillow basalt, a type of igneous rock, covers all the floors of the world's oceans. 

Sedimentary rocks cover three-fourths of the Earth's surface but they make up only about 5% of the outer 10 miles of the Earth's crust. Clastic rocks are a major group of sedimentary rocks that are formed from broken bits and pieces of older rocks. Shale, mudstone, coral reefs and coal are all examples of sedimentary rocks.

Metamorphic rocks form when continents collide. At the roots of the mountains that make up the Himalayas metamorphic rocks are forming. Slate, schist and gneiss are examples of metamorphic rocks.

More Science Activity Books

Rock Cycle Activities Book contains lots of activities related to rocks and minerals including creating candy crystals.

Volcano Activities Book includes pop bottle eruptions, creating a popcorn volcano and coloring obsidian.

Earthquake Activities Book Kids will have fun creating a pizza of the Earth, making a tin can seismograph and creating their own earthquake waves in this activity book.

Earth Science Activity Book is a fun packed book for kids interested in rocks, minerals, volcanoes and earthquakes.

Dinosaur Activities for Kids is a fun filled activity book for kids interested in dinosaurs and fossils of animals.

Flight Activities - Simple Flying Machines is an book filled with flight activities that all ages of students will love to complete.

Water Cycle Activity - Water Water Everywhere is an activity book that includes activities about surface tension of water, water pressure and ice.

Fun Science Activities Course 1 This course contains 5 different activity books on Earth Science. Each book contains 15 activities that are fun do by students of all ages.

Kids Science Activities  is filled with links to a variety of activities and activity books that you can purchase for kids of all ages.

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