6th grade programs

Rock Hound II  Learning Objective: Igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks have unique characteristics that can be used for identification and or classification. 

Activity: A power point program on the environment of the rocks and how they formed.  Students will identify rocks by using a key.  End the program by playing the Ride the Rock Cycle. 

Soil Properties:  Learning Objective: Students will explore soil properties.  

Activities for texture, color, porosity, and compaction. Students will be introduced to the  web soil survey to evaluate the school grounds.