Rocks and fossils videos (secondary)

Videos and activities which introduce pupils to rocks and fossils.

Ages: 11-12

Topic: Earth and atmosphere Human and physical

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1. Introduction to the beach video

Video

Video starter introducing key questions: How do the rocks get on the beach? What is a fossil, and how does it get inside a rock? (1:37).

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2. Discovering fossils video

Video

Two presenters discover what a fossil is, how fossils get inside rocks and what fossils can tell us about living things (2:55).

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3. Discovering rocks video

Video

Two presenters explore how sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks are formed, using chocolate (2:40).

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4. Grouping and classifying rocks video

Video

Two presenters carry out an experiment to investigate and classify different groups of rock (2:29).

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Identifying and classifying rocks activity

Worksheet

Reference key for identifying and classifying different types of rock

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