Rocks

KS3 – Geography

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2.0 The Rock Cycle

 Learn about the rock cycle

Case Study: The Giants Causeway, The Burren, and Croagh Patrick

Five Scenes

 

 

2.1 Igneous Rocks - Basalt and Granite

 Learn about the formation of igneous rocks

Case Study: The Giants Causeway, Iceland’s south coast and the Wicklow Mountains

Five Scenes

 

2.2 Sedimentary Rocks - Limestone

 Learn about the formation of limestone

Case Study: The Burren, Co. Clare

Four Scenes

 

2.3 Sedimentary Rocks - Sandstone

 Learn about the formation of sandstone

Case Study: The Burren, Co. Clare

Four Scenes

 

2.4 Metamorphic Rocks

 Learn about the formation of metamorphic rocks

Case Study: The Great Sugarloaf Mountain, Croagh Patrick, and an Italian marble quarry.

Five Scenes

 

 

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