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Read the lesson plan Download the Classroom Volcano lesson plan Chocolate has the ability to be ground into small particles, heated, cooled and compressed just like rocks.

Create your own sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous chocolate.

Ok, well not so much of a lesson plan, but it’s a great bit of technology for students and teachers!

A free App that lets you take a geological map of Britain with you wherever you go to help you learn about the rocks beneath your feet.

Building Stones - Igneous rocks Lesson plan on how rocks are used for all our meals from crockery to cutlery, and how minerals are present in many of the things we eat and drink.

Resources from a fantastic lecture by Pete Loader in Earth Science Week 2013 on the reality of Plate Tectonics for the people of Christchurch, New Zealand.

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The maps include rock descriptions, choice of topographic base map plus William Smith's historic 1815 geological map and other features.

This activity is intended for pupils to deepen their understanding of igneous rocks.Among other things, this activity examines the effect of the Great Lakes on local weather patterns and compares water surface areas of the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Maine.Wildlife Along the Mississippi River A lesson plan for grades K-5 from Education World. Mississippi River A lesson plan for grades 6-8 from the Discovery Education.Quick Links: Classroom Volcano | The Chocolate Rock Cycle | Silurian Death Assemblage Cupcakes | Oh no, not rocks for dinner again!| Igneous rocks | Plate Tectonics | Make-a-Map | i Geology App | Geological Time | Relative Dating | Forensic Geology | Diagnostic Mineral Assessment | What Grains Can Tell Us | The Anthropocene | Earth Learning Idea This simple experiment gives an idea of what a volcano can look like when it erupts, giving children or inquisitive adults a close up view of a ‘lava flow’ as it happens.

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