Rocks & Soils Pack



  • Suitable for:
    • - KS1
    • - KS2
  • Compatible with:
    • - Microsoft PowerPoint

Download this pack on Rocks & Soils for teaching primary science. The pack includes 2 informative PowerPoints, ideas for promoting thinking skills and a text about rocks and soils with comprehension questions. This is a great resource that children will enjoy as they learn how to name and give the characteristics of several rocks, find out that the Earth’s crust (its outer shell) is made up of rock, which is sometimes covered at the surface by soil, or water, find out that the Earth’s crust consists of plates which can move, which results in earthquakes, volcanic activity and other changes to the surface of the Earth and how rocks belong to one of three basic types – igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic – depending on how they were formed. A tried and tested resource that will save you hours of valuable preparation time!

1 x 37- slide PowerPoint about Rock (MS PowerPoint) 1 x 14- slide PowerPoint about Soil (MS PowerPoint) Ideas for activities to promote higher order thinking skills (MS Word) 3 x A4 pages of Text and Comprehension activities (MS Word)