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The Rock Cycle Worksheets

Get ready to rock with our printable rock cycle worksheets curated for the rockhounds in grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6. Our Earth is dynamic as it enables rocks to transform into different types of rocks. Packed with engaging activities, our pdf exercises walk kids through a web of processes like weathering, erosion, deposition, compaction, cementing, melting, and cooling that describe how igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks form and breakdown over time. Our free rock cycle worksheets are a great place to kick-start your rock cycle journey.

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The Rock Cycle | Basic Chart

Discover the secrets of the rock cycle, a continuous succession of rock formation, erosion, and reformation with this printable basic rock cycle chart for grade 3 and grade 4 kids.

Labeling Stages and Completing the Rock Cycle Diagram

Rocks transform continuously. Get 3rd grade kids to label the stages in the rock cycle diagram beginning with volcanic eruption, formation of magma, igneous rocks, sediments, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

Sequencing Stages and Making a Rock Cycle Chart

Add oodles of fun to your 4th grade kids' learning with this cut and glue activity. Let the earth scientists sequence the different stages in the rock cycle and create their own foldable rock cycle chart.

Rock Cycle Process Diagram

A perfect combo of rocks and steps involved in the rock cycle, this printable rock cycle process diagram introduces 5th grade kids to processes like weathering and erosion and the three types of rocks.

Identifying and Naming the Types of Rocks

Read about processes like crystallization and compacting in the multi-directional rock cycle that transform and create new rocks. Instruct students to identify and name the types of rocks formed.

Labeling the Process in the Rock Cycle

Rocks can transform into any other rock by passing through one or more processes. Get 5th grade learners to read the names of rocks and identify the processes that have contributed to their formation.

Completing Sentences with Rock Cycle Vocabulary Words

Complete the sentences with important rock cycle vocabulary words and examples of different rock types. Use this rock cycle worksheet pdf as a jumping-off point to discuss metamorphoses of rocks.

The Rock Cycle Vocabulary Flashcards

Delve deep into the processes and stages of rock formation with this printable rock cycle vocabulary flashcards that vividly describe the three types of rocks, and explain important processes.

Matching Rock Cycle Vocabulary Words and Definitions

Weathering is the gradual breakdown of rocks, and erosion is the process by which sediments are carried away. Let the geologist connect the vocabulary word with its definition in this printable rock cycle worksheet.

Completing the Rock Cycle Diagram

Did you know that rocks recycle themselves? Step up the game of grade 5 and grade 6 learners with this completing rock cycle diagram worksheet pdf that emphasizes the multi-directional aspect of the rock cycle.

Impacts of Natural Processes on Rocks

Examine the role of the natural process like weathering and erosion on the different types of rocks, and identify the rocks each transforms into as a result with this pdf from our rock cycle worksheets.

The Rock Cycle Reading Comprehension

Volcanoes erupt spurting magma; mountains break down, and sediments are carried away forming rocks. Catch a glimpse of many such processes in action in this rock cycle reading comprehension worksheet.