Rocks classroom display, PowerPoint and fossil formation activity

Resource 1: Rocks Classroom Display

  • 8 rock example photos (granite, chalk, sandstone, flint, marble, pumice, limestone, slate).
  • 3 rock type description cards (sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, igneous rock).
    Cut-out letters with rock design - R, O, C, K, S
  • A4 Rock Cycle Poster
  • Rocks frame image file - this can be copied and pasted into other documents that you want to add to your display.

Resource 2: A-Z Rocks and Fossils PowerPoint

Consolidate learning on rocks and fossils with this 26 slide PowerPoint presentation.

Each letter is a different themed word which will help pupils re-cap their learning, as well as introduce some new vocabulary. Regular questions within the presentation provide an opportunity for pupils to share their knowledge.

Most slides are editable should you wish to add anything to better suit your class (although please be aware that due to copyright, some images are fixed in place).

Resource 3: How A Fossil is Formed Activity

  • A 5 page PDF including 8 full colour pictures with the corresponding labels. Print, cut out individual pictures/labels and laminate.

  • A 4 page PDF as above but with the labels included on the pictures for lower ability.


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Created: Mar 20, 2019

Updated: Feb 16, 2020

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