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Rocks at Cliffe Castle Museum

Teachers' notes

Cliffe Castle Museum (Keighley) holds extensive and internationally important geology collections. The education team runs a KS2 workshop ‘Rocks’, making use of these resources, and this learning journey has been designed to complement that workshop.


Pre-visit resources:

Post-visit resources:

Curriculum Links:

KS2 Science - Unit 3D Rocks and Soils


Learning Objectives:

Students will learn:
  • To observe and compare rocks
  • That rocks can be grouped according to observable characteristics
  • That rocks are used for a variety of purposes
  • That rocks are chosen for particular purposes becauses of their characteristics. 

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