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Y3 Using Different Rocks in Different Environments

Pupils learn that many different rocks can be used for many different purposes and that some rocks are better at doing certain jobs than others. Pupils learn that it is the rock's properties that will determine how the rock is used.

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