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Rocks and Landscapes

 
Geography Starter

Starter

 
Different rock types give us different landscapes.
 
Looking east along the Verdon Gorge, France
A Granite Landscape - The Devil's Slide, Lundy, Bristol Channel, UK
Image: Looking east along the Verdon Gorge, France, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from geographyalltheway_photos's photostream
Image: A Granite Landscape - The Devil's Slide, Lundy, Bristol Channel, UK, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from geographyalltheway_photos's photostream
   
The White Cliffs of Dover
Slate
Image: White Cliffs of Dover, a Creative Commons Attribution No-Derivative-Works (2.0) image from archeon's photostream
Image: SSC_0632, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from theancientbrit's photostream
 
Geography Activities

Activities

 
Geography Activities

Rock Types

 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

Task - The Rock Cycle

Download a copy of the blank Rock Cycle PowerPoint (below) and then add to it all the labels from below.

Rock Cycle

 
Uplift | Uplift | Cooling | Deposition in oceans and on continents | Heat and pressure | Uplift | Heat and pressure | Magma | Sediments | Igneous Rocks | Burial and lithification | Metamorphic Rocks | Melting | Sedimentary Rocks
 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

Task - What is your favourite rock?

Choose a rock from this list and prepare a three slide PowerPoint Presentation to convince your classmates that the rock you have chosen is the best rock in the world!

Ensure that your presentation explains whether your 'favourite' rock is an igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary rock, what it is used for by humans and where is can be found.

 
Geography Review

Review

 
Song Of The Rocks | Tom Glazer - Nature Songs.
 

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