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Social Studies - 2nd Grade
Standard 1 Objective 2
Science - 2nd Grade
Standard 2 Objective 1
While investigating the properties of rocks, students will create a classroom rock collection.
Rocks have many different properties. The properties of rocks will determine how rocks are used. Rocks can be sorted and classified according to their properties. Rock collecting is a popular hobby. Many people enjoy collecting rocks. People who collect rocks for fun are called rock hounds.
5. Understand and use basic concepts and skills.
Invitation to Learn
Ask students, “Does anyone have a collection?” “Why do you like to collect _____?” Read Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd Baylor.