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Rocks Are Everywhere!


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Kindergertan Earth and Space unit - ppt on how rocks can be used.

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Rocks Are Everywhere!

  1. 1. Rocks Are Everywhere!
  2. 2. Rocks are good for skipping…
  3. 3. Rocks are good for climbing…
  4. 4. Rocks are good for collecting…
  5. 5. Rocks are even good for makingsilly things…
  6. 6. But what else can we do withrocks?
  7. 7. We can build houses with rocks.
  8. 8. Bricks are madefrom rocks. Is your house made of rocks?
  9. 9. You might findrocks inside yourhouse.Many fireplacesare made fromrock.
  10. 10. Even some kitchen counters aremade from rock!
  11. 11. You can find rocks outside your house.Garden paths can be made from rocks.
  12. 12. Sidewalks aremade fromconcrete, whichis made fromrocks.
  13. 13. Even roads are made from rocks!
  14. 14. Things you useeveryday are madefrom rocks.Ceramic dishes aremade from clay,which is a kind ofrock.
  15. 15. So is yourpiggy bank…
  16. 16. Even thatvase yourmom doesn’twant you tobreak!
  17. 17. The lead in your pencil is made from aspecial rock called graphite.
  18. 18. Sidewalk chalk is also made from rocks.Have you ever found a rock you can writewith?
  19. 19. Anything made from metalcomes from special rocksthat are melted (just likemagma inside the earth)and shaped into new things…
  20. 20. Your forks,spoons andknives…
  21. 21. Most of your car…
  22. 22. Your scissors…
  23. 23. And coins!
  24. 24. Rocks can make beautifuljewelry…diamonds,sapphires, rubies, turquoise,silver and gold are all rocks!
  25. 25. The sand youbuild castlesfrom isactuallymillions andmillions oftiny littlerocks!
  26. 26. If you melt sand and shape it,you can make glass!
  27. 27. Look at this gigantic rock! How did itget that way?
  28. 28. But there are some things rocks are not good for.Rocks are not good for sleeping…
  29. 29. Rocks are not good for eating…(Yes…all that food is made from rocks!)
  30. 30. And rocks are NEVER good forthrowing on the playground!
  31. 31. Can you think of anything elserocks are good for?
  32. 32. The EndRock on!