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Chocolate Rocks!

Posted on January 13 2021

Chocolate Rocks!

This week I am sharing some experiments with chocolate!  When you are ready, click on the videos below do the experiment along with me. You can pause the video at any time, once you are finished, move on to the next slide and start the next video.

You will also need a table spoon and butter knife.

Modelling Rock Formation: Sedimentary Rocks

Sedimentary rocks are created from sediment layers under the sea e.g. sandstone, limestone, chalk and shale.

To make your sedimentary rock:

Modelling Rock Formation: Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic rocks are created from sedimentary or igneous rock that has been changed by heat and pressure underground e.g. marble and slate.

To make your metamorphic rock:

Modelling Rock Formation: Igneous Rocks

Igneous rocks are formed from molten rock from underground forced up to the surface e.g. through volcanoes e.g. granite and basalt.

To make your igneous rock:

Please only do this with an adult, if an adult cannot do this with you now leave it and wait till they are able to assist you.

What did we learn?

Write a short paragraph to explain how we used the chocolate to show the different ways rocks are formed.

Now for the best bit....EAT YOUR ROCKS! See how the different types of rocks feel/ taste different as they have changed throughout the experiment.

Miss Mann

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