Rocks Minerals Categorization Worksheet

Rocks Minerals Categorization Worksheet

How to teach Rocks

Using Rocks Minerals Categorization Worksheet, students write about different characteristics of minerals and rocks.

Using a collection of minerals, categorize them by the physical properties and characteristics below. Students use this worksheet to learn about the different qualities of rocks and minerals.

Students categorize minerals and rocks by the physical properties and characteristics below. Then, write an example of one mineral’s qualities for each category.


Other resources to use with this Rocks Minerals Categorization Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about rocks.

Use this Rock Observation Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by asking students what they know about rocks. Record ideas on an anchor chart. Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students share what they learned about rocks. Challenge students to make their own rocks using dough or clay.

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