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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.