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Rocks and soils - properties game
Experiment with rocks, which would you use to build a wall with? why?

Rocks and soils - test their properties
Do an activity to find out about the properties of different rocks. Then take a quiz.

Rocks and soils (Bitesize)
Read the information on rocks and soils. Then do the fun activity and try the quiz.

I am a paleontologist
Listen to the lyrics and enjoy the animation- what does it tell you about science and prehistoric life?

Make your own fossil
Make your own fossil in a week! You may need to check with an adult first.

Rocky's journey around the Rock Cycle
Read your way around Rocky's Rock cycle to find out what happens in different stages. You can click on any stage to find out more. Test yourself with the short game!

Rock cycle
Learn about the rock cycle. What groups can we put different types of rocks into? How are these rocks formed? And how do they all fit together into a giant cycle?

Interactive rock cycle animation
Lovely Flash animation of the rock cycle; each section provides clickable links to further animations and information.

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 permeable and impermeable
 sedimentary metamorphic and igneous
 weathering and erosion
 rock cycle
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