Rough, smooth, flat, brown. These words are all attributes you could use to describe a rock. In this lesson students will be going on a rock hunt as they learn about describing rocks using attributes.

Learning Objectives

  • (2-PS1-1 Matter and Its Interactions) Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
  • Summarize the physical properties of Earth materials, including rocks, minerals, soils, and water that make them useful in different ways.


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