Our topic for this half term is rocks. We will be observing rocks, exploring how they might have changed over time and identifying and classifying rocks. We will also be exploring how fossils are formed and learning about different types of soil.
This week we each brought in a rock from home. We thought about the size, shape, texture, and colour when choosing the rock. We held our own 'Rock Factor' competition in class. We set certain criteria and judged the rocks based on these. We voted for winners of each category such as, smallest rock, most colourful rock, the most fossilised rock and the rock containing the most fragments. We then examined the rocks in detail using magnifying glasses and produced observational drawings. We also listed words to describe the appearance and feel of each rock.
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