Rock Cycle Modelled out of Crayons

Rock Cycle Modelled out of Crayons
Type of Resource: Practical activity/investigation

This online resource demonstrates how to simulate the rock cycle.

The resource is a step-by-step YouTube video guide for using wax crayons to demonstrate erosion and creation of sedimentary rocks as well as the link between sedimentary and metamorphic rock.

A worksheet is also available for students to use when replicating this task in class.

Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S8U04 (Year 8)

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks contain minerals and are formed by... > ACSSU153