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Rocks

This resource introduces pupils to rocks as an everyday material. It covers the formation of metamorphic, sedimentary and igneous rocks, their properties, key vocabulary and the use of stone as a building material.

Pupils

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7-11 year olds
Space Rocks

A space invader type game where you need to find pairs of factors.

Pupils

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7-11 year olds
Virtual Rock Kit

View different types of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks at different scales.

Teachers, Pupils

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11-14 year olds
The Learning Zone

Designed especially for children by Oxford University Museum of Natural History, there are lots of fun things to do and learn here. Sections include: Animals, Insects, Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, Funstuff.

Pupils

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7-14 year olds
Rock Cycle

Learn about different types of rocks and how they change over time.

Pupils

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11-16 year olds
How Ice Cracks Rocks

An animation with audio narration of how ice erosion happens. The site works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

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11-14 year olds
S-Cool! GCSE Geography

Here are revision notes for most exam boards. Check your syllabus to ensure you are revising the correct topics. The site has animations and past questions with answers.

Pupils

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14-16 year olds
The Peak District National Park

Useful for secondary students and teachers alike this site has useful information and downloadable resources about the issues involved in management of the park.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

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11-16 year olds
Sorting Box

Sort the rocks into the right boxes according to their colour.

Pupils

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2-4 year olds
GCSE Bitesize - Chemistry

Subjects covered include changing materials, geology, patterns of behaviour and structure of materials. Test yourself on the interactive quiz.

Pupils

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14-16 year olds
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