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Rocks and Minerals Worksheets

Are you ready to rock and roll with our printable rocks and minerals worksheets? Let not the children in grade 2 through grade 7 miss out on this opportunity to get a rock-solid grasp of rocks and minerals, which make up the core of the Earth. The first thing for the young scientists to know is there are three types of rocks: sedimentary rocks, igneous rocks, and metamorphic rocks. If you're wondering what minerals are, think of gold, salt, or water, each of which is either a mineral or a combination of minerals. Start answering our free rocks and minerals worksheets pdf now!

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Types of Rocks Chart

There are 3 ways in which rocks form. Rocks form when hot and molten rocks crystallize and become solid; they also form when sediments compact and cement themselves together. Let 2nd grade and 3rd grade kids explore this printable three types of rocks chart.

Matching Types of Rocks with Examples and Definitions

Sandstone is a sedimentary rock. This matching activity is more fun than you thought it is, because first you match each rock type to its example on the left, and then you draw a line again to match the rock type to its definition.

Identifying Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rocks

Not only is a marble floor beautiful, it is also very hard, making marble a much sought-after metamorphic rock. Instruct the 4th grade and 5th grade children to identify and write the rock type under each picture.

Classifying Rocks | Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic

The 12 rocks illustrated here are so varied and colorful you never grow tired of observing and analyzing their distinct shapes. Let grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5 kids cut the pictures, sort them into the three rock types, and glue them.

Identifying Minerals | Who Am I Riddles

The descriptions in this section of our rocks and minerals worksheets encapsulate the features and characteristics of minerals. Children in 5th grade and 6th grade choose from the minerals given to answer the Who-am-I questions, making minerals an exciting study.

Matching Rocks and Minerals with Their Products

You can't afford to miss to match gold to coin, as both are yellow-bright. The pictures on the right side represent uses of the rocks and minerals on the left. Kids in grade 4 and grade 5 match to perfection and enhance your knowledge of rocks and minerals.

Unscrambling Rock Names

The picture should suffice for the flowering young scholars of grade 2 and grade 3 to figure out the rock name. In case it doesn't, let them unscramble the jumble of words and find the name, completing this unscrambling rock names pdf out of necessity.

Filling in the Blanks

Participating in this fill-in-the-blanks exercise pdf on rocks and minerals for grade 5 and grade 6 are words like magma, talc, and crystal. Complete the sentences using words/phrases from the box.

Rocks and Minerals Reading Comprehension

Pay a befitting tribute to rocks and minerals by reading this printable passage from our rocks and minerals worksheets for the 6th grade and 7th grade. The questions to answer include matching, filling in, an MCQ, and more.

The Rock Cycle Worksheets

Pique curiosity with this bundle of worksheets that gives kids a vivid picture of the transition of one rock type to another and the processes involved in the formation of the three types of rocks.

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