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Rock Cycle Activity (Developed by SEPUP)

kit #404S

The concept of the rock cycle is complex, including the formation and break down of rocks and the processes by which one type of rock can become another. This game illuminates and reinforces these ideas. Playing in groups of four, students record what happens to their set of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. After completing the game, they work together to share results. A detailed student sheet, guides students on how to use their results to describe the rock cycle. The kit contains eight complete sets of the game so that an entire class can play simultaneously.


  • Explore the rock cycle
  • Identify the processes forming and destroying rocks
  • Share data to construct a model
  • Evaluate a scientific model

Content List in Rock Cycle Activity (Developed by SEPUP) is as follows:

Quantity Description
1 Teacher’s Guide
32 Student Worksheets and Guides
32 Geologist's Notes
8 Rock Cycle activity boards
32 Activity pieces
8 Number Cubes
9 Earth Process cards
8 Igneous Rock Cards, Set of 20
8 Metamorphic Rock Cards, Set of 20
8 Sedimentary Rock Cards, Set of 20
Recommended number of students
32 maximum per class
Number of groups
8 groups per class
Number of classes
unlimited (no consumable materials)

To complete this kit requires one to two ~50-minute class periods.

Title Item # Price Quantity
Rock Cycle Activity 404S $144.15