Rocks and soils

This term in science the children will be looking at rocks and soils.

This great science knowledge organiser for year 3, which contains the key learning from the science unit about rocks, will help children to revise and learn the facts they need to know about rocks

The knowledge organiser shows the three types of natural rocks: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and explains how these rocks are formed. Examples of different types of rocks are shown, as are some examples of human-made rocks

The knowledge organiser also contains key information about what soil is and explains how fossils are formed. The different types of fossils are listed in a useful table. 

Also included are the key vocabulary which year 3 children need to know and use as part of their science work when studying this unit on rocks

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