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Rock Samples

Product Code: SROCKSET
A class set of rock samples for examining the physical properties of rocks.
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Overview

Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Diverse Rock Types

This rock set enhances children's understanding of geological processes by allowing them to directly compare igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.

Hands-On Learning

This sample set allows children to directly touch and examine rocks, enhancing their learning through hands-on experience.

Ample Study Material

This set includes 1kg of each rock type, providing plenty of material for detailed study and encouraging teamwork.

Curriculum Aligned

This resource directly supports Key Stage 2 studies by enhancing students' understanding of rocks' physical properties and the rock cycle.

Supports 'Rocks' Topic

This set directly supports the Key Stage 2 'Rocks' curriculum by enhancing children's observational skills to compare and group rocks effectively.

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8 Rock Samples 1Kg Bags 8pk

A class set of rock samples for examining the physical properties of rocks.

Overview

  • This rock sample set becomes an essential tool for helping children grasp the intricate world of geology. Comprising granite, basalt, marble, slate, sandstone, chalk, limestone, and Oxford Clay, it offers a tactile way to explore various rock types. Each category is represented by 1kg of samples, ideal for group activities and in-depth examination.

  • Designed to align with Key Stage 2 curriculum requirements, the set provides a hands-on method to study geological differences among igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. It includes practical learning resources for discussions about soil composition and the formation of fossils, supporting the science curriculum effectively.

  • By enabling direct interaction with rock samples, children can better appreciate the geological processes that shape our planet. This set not only aids in meeting educational standards but also ignites curiosity about Earth's history, making learning both engaging and informative.

  • Rock samples sizes may vary.

  • Contents may vary.

Supports the National Curriculum

Science, Year 3, Rocks

Compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties.

Science, Year 3, Rocks

Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.

Science, Year 3, Rocks

Describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock.

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Overview

    Product includes

  • Granite (igneous),Basalt (Igneous),Marble (metamorphic),Slate (metamorphic),Sandstone (sedimentary),Chalk (sedimentary),Limestone (sedimentary),Oxford Clay (sedimentary)

  • Pack size

  • 8

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 11 years

Size and measurements

    Weight

  • 1 kg

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