Rocks & Minerals

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Earth is made up of rocks and minerals. There are 4000 types of minerals and 3 main types of rock; learn how they develop and the properties that make them unique.

 

There are 10-25 primary school level questions, 65-90 elementary school level questions, 280-305 middle school level questions, and 450-475 high school questions about Rocks and Minerals in Castle Learning. These multiple choice, constructed response (extended response/essay), fill-in-the-blank, and multi-option questions can be used for review, homework, assessments and more.

Subtopics of Rocks and Minerals include:

  • Types of Rocks (Metamorphic, Igneous, Sedimentary)
  • The Rock Cycle
  • Properties & Identification of Minerals

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Bloom’s Cognitive Taxonomy levels addressed in Rocks and Minerals:

Question Attribute Elementary School Middle School High School
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Bloom’s Cognitive 3 – Apply check.png check.png check.png
Bloom’s Cognitive 4 – Analyze cross.png check.png check.png

Bloom’s Cognitive 5 – Evaluate

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Bloom’s Cognitive 6 – Create

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Bloom’s Knowledge Taxonomy levels addressed in Rocks and Minerals:

Question Attribute Elementary School Middle School High School
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Bloom’s Knowledge 2 – Conceptual check.png check.png check.png
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Webb’s Depth of Knowledge Taxonomy levels addressed in Rocks and Minerals:

Question Attribute Elementary School Middle School High School
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Webb’s Depth of Knowledge 2 – Skill/Concept check.png check.png check.png
Webb’s Depth of Knowledge 3 – Strategic Thinking cross.png check.png check.png
Webb’s Depth of Knowledge 4 – Extended Thinking cross.png check.png check.png
Sample Questions from Rocks and Minerals:
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Middle School Level Rocks and Minerals Sample Question – Teacher’s View[/caption]

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High School Level Rocks and Minerals Sample Question – Teacher’s View[/caption]

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