Rocks and Minerals
Rocks can be sorted by physical properties: texture, color, hardness, and size.
Texture: rough, smooth, bumpy, sharp
Hardness: soft (chalk) or hard
Size: sand(smallest), gravel, pebble, boulder(largest)
Size (measured using a ruler)
All rocks are solids
The moon is a satellite that orbits around Earth.
The moon gets its light from the sun.
The moon moves though all of its phases in about a month
The moon moves from new moon(no light), to first quarter (right light), to full moon, to last quarter(left light) and continues in this pattern.
You should use a calendar to record the appearance of the moon's phases
The sun is a star.
The sun creates light and heat for Earth
The sun is highest in the sky at noon.
The sun follows the same pattern every day.
The sun rises (sunrise) in the east and sets in the west (sunset).
Rocks can be rough or smooth.
Rocks can be different colors.
Rocks can be large or small.
Which science tool should you use to measure a rock?
What follows the same pattern every day?
All rocks are...
In order to record data of the moon's appearance you should use...
The moon moves through all of its phases in...
What word describes the smallest rock?
Which word describes the largest rock?
What are the physical properties of rocks?