Introduce minerals, rocks, and the rock cycle with this 32 slide Google Slide presentation. Each concept is introduced with a definition and reinforced with several examples, student practice questions, and open ended questions.
This presentation covers:
- what is a mineral?
- mineral properties
- what is a rock?
- sedimentary, metamorphic, igneous rocks
- rock cycle (briefly)
This is an interactive lesson with several slides requiring student interaction. You can have students type in the presentation itself by making a copy for each student or connect to interactive presentation apps such as Nearpod or Peardeck.
This lesson is compatible for student paced or instructor paced presentation.
Purchase includes a printable PDF file in color. On page 2 of this resource you will find a link to a student friendly Google Slide version of this file. You will be able to copy this file and use it with Google Classroom or any other paperless initiative.
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NGSS Standards covered: