Rocks: rocks and fossils

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of eight lessons on rocks and soils. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students find out about what is under their feet. Students are always fascinated by rocks and, in this strand, they describe rocks and compare their properties after tackling some exciting activities. They discover how soil is formed from rocks and investigate the permeability of different soils. The lessons are: * Rock detectives * Under our feet * Rock investigations * Exploring rocks further * Properties of soil * Soil investigation * Volcanoes * Fossils

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