Rock cycle

In this lesson pack for year 3 and P4, linking to the topics Rocks and Earth’s materials, pupils will learn about the different types of rocks: metamorphic, sedimentary and igneous. They will speed up the rock cycle, which usually takes place over millions of years, by using chocolate!

This lesson pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan
  • Instructions to make edible rocks
  • A PowerPoint presentation explaining the different types of rocks and the rock cycle
  • A foldable rock cycle

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • White and milk chocolate buttons
  • Foil
  • Cupcake cases
  • Bowl
  • Warm water
Year 3
Rock cycle

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