Really cool lesson about the Rock Cycle using Sugar cubes! This website has so many different experiments that teachers can use to demonstrate different concepts in science! This activity aligns with the NYS Science Standards 1 & 4. However, the website aligns with the all of the NYS Science Standards. Teaching Standard 2 Element II.1, II.2, II.3, II.5, II.6, Standard 3 Element III.1, III.2, III.3, III.4, III.5, Standard IV.2 Grade Science, Rock Cycle, Rocks Cycling, Sugar Cubes, Science Matter, Cubes Rocks, Classroom Ideas, Earth Science, 4Th Grade
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Rock Cycle [More important than you think! When picking rocks for hardscapes you want to use Metamorphic rock in most cases, especially with water (so it doesn't leach anything into the water) but it is also important to know what type of rockscape your critters may have evolved with]
The Rock Cycle Blank Worksheet - Fill in as you talk about or go through the rock cycle using crayons
Learn about the rock cycle with hands-on activities that kids love. Bring nature study indoors!