Y3 Characteristics of Rocks

Pupils learn that different rocks can be used to do different jobs based on their characteristics and that not all rocks can do the same job.

Learning Objectives:

  • POS - compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
  • NaG - pupils should explore different kinds of rocks and soils, including those in the local environment; observe rocks, including those used in buildings and gravestones
  • WS - pupils should use straightforward scientific evidence to answer questions or to support their findings

This resource is available in the below packages.

Sigma Science – Year 3