Introduce a rocks topic to your class with these bright and colourful display materials.
This display pack includes:
- 8 rock example photos (granite, chalk, sandstone, flint, marble, pumice, limestone, slate). This is a pdf file. Select ‘shrink to fit’ when printing if the images are cut off by the printer.
- 3 rock type description cards (sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, igneous rock).
- Pdf cut-out letters with rock design for display title - R, O, C, K, S
- Rock Cycle Poster. This pdf can be printed actual size (A3) or shrink to fit (A4)
- Rocks frame for additions to your display - This is a Microsoft Word file. Type your text into the frame, print and trim.
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Rocks and fossils bundle KS2
**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. Questions within the presentation provide an opportunity for pupils to share their thoughts and knowledge. **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. **Resource 4: Mary Anning PowerPoint ** A look at the life and work of Dorset paleontologist Mary Anning. **Resource 5: How a fossil is formed folding craft** Teach the stages of fossilisation with this folding ammonite craft. Print on A4 card ready for pupils to colour and fold like a concertina. When closed, you’ll just see the large fossil ammonite but when opened, the fossilisation process will be revealed! You can see a finished example on my Facebook page [here.](http://www.facebook.com/Wonderattheworld/videos/208845110394232/) Instructions are provided as well as some questions for discussion. **Resource 6: Fossil identification activity** Your class can become palaeontologists! This activity consists of 15 full colour photos of different fossils with labels to match (pictures can be printed with or without a background). Fossils include ammonites, a mosasaur tooth, megalodon tooth, shells, coral and a plesiosaur backbone. There are 2 sets of labels to choose from (1 set requiring some internet research, the other more descriptive to allow pupils to try to identify without needing to go online).
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