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Rock Identification

Developed by Hilary Clement Olson, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin

How to cite this work: Olson, H.O. 2008. Rock Identification, TXESS Revolution, http://www.txessrevolution.org/RockID_Intro, Date Accessed.


Overview

This activity utilizes the 5E pedagogical method to explore and identify the different rock types: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. Image from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rockcycle.jpg; downloaded 10/10/2011