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Log on to Sleuthing Through the Rock Cycle at the RITES
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Rites Investigation portal

Get your Vocabulary Definitions at Geology.com. Follow the link below:

ONLINE GEOLOGY DICTIONARY




Activity 1: SherRock Holmes and the Case of the Mystery Rock Samples
Part A: Building Your Detective Credentials by Observing and ClassifyingPart B: Magnifying the Important DetailsPart C: The Parts Tell about the WholePart D: collecting Background Research on the Three Rock TypesPart E: Solving the Case of the Mystery Rock SamplesPart F: Naming the Rocks


















Activity 2: Cracking the Case of the Changing Rocks

Websites used to answer student detective questions:

Part A: Metamorphic ProcessQuestions 1-6: http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/change.html

Questions 7-10: http://www.teachersdomain.org/ext/ess05_int_rockcycle/popup6.html

Part B : Igneous ProcessAll Questions 1-12: http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/change2.html

Part C: Sedimentary Processes_

Questions 1- 12: **http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/change3.html**_

Questions 13-16: _

http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es0605/es0605page01.cfm?chapter_no=visualization