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Search Area: ages 11-14,Our Earth and the Universe,Rocks and weathering


Page: KS35.2

Site Name: Investigating geological processes (BBC Bang Goes the Theory)

URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/bang/videos/lesson14_investigating_geological_processes.shtml

Pupil Description: An online lesson plan, supported by video clips, which includes frost shattering and the formation of igneous rocks.

Teacher Description: Investigation instructions on rock formation with resources including video clips

Resource Type: Watch, Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: rocks, rock cycle, physical chemical or biological weathering, freeze-thaw, igneous.


Page: KS35.2

Site Name: Chemical weathering: teachers' notes

URL: http://www.rsc.org/Education/Teachers/Resources/jesei/chemweat/index.htm

Pupil Description: Chemical weathering or: my breath and rock chippings from the car park. Practical exercise from excellent RSC JESEI site with teachers' and pupils' notes.

Teacher Description: Chemical Weathering or: my breath and rock chippings from the car park. Practical exercise from excellent RSC JESEI site with teachers' and pupils' notes.

Resource Type: Watch, Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: physical chemical or biological weathering, acid rain, limestone.


Page: KS35.2

Site Name: JESEI earth science resources for teachers

URL: http://www.rsc.org/Education/Teachers/Resources/jesei/

Pupil Description: Worksheets and details of practical work to illustrate many aspects of rocks, weathering, rock cycle and carbon cycle.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Watch, Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: Ecosystems, physical chemical or biological weathering, rock cycle.


Page: KS35.2

Site Name: BBC Bang Goes the Theory teachers' pack

URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/bang/

Pupil Description: A pack of lesson plans that can be downloaded, together with video clips from the BBC children's science show that are linked to each lesson. The pack has worksheets and suggested activities for KS3 and 4.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: indicators, solubility and solvents, force, food groups (carbohydrates fats proteins lipids), balanced and unbalanced forces, rock cycle, friction, speed of sound, dissolving, pressure.