Published on December 17th, 2010 | by What2Learn


Rocks and weathering (8G) Science revision


The following revision games and activities are to help students learning about rocks and weathering. In many KS3 schemes of work this will be unit 8G. Students will learn about the different kinds of rocks (sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic), different kinds of weathering (chemical, biological, physical), exfoliation, transportation, deposition, etc.

Many activities on What2Learn are free to access and the links below will help you to access the activities you want. The best way to play these activities is to sign up for a What2Learn account which will allow students to enjoy our fantastic in-built rewards (such as a virtual farm to manage) and to compete against their friends. Teachers will also be able to see the scores their students have attained in the revision games.

Sample activity: Freeze-thaw weathering

By playing all of the games in the ‘rocks and weathering’ section of What2Learn you will be able to answer questions such as:

  • What are the different ways in which rocks can break down?
  • What are the different kinds of rock?
  • What happens to fragments of rock after weathering and erosion?
More Science revision games on rocks and weathering

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By signing up, teachers will be able to see the scores students get in these games (learn more here) and students will be able to enjoy the exciting in-built rewards that What2Learn offers. You will need to sign up for a What2Learn account to enjoy these additional benefits. Register now!

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2 Responses to Rocks and weathering (8G) Science revision

  1. Amy says:

    I found this type of revision very useful. I had to try it twice, as the first time I only got 4/9, but once I had read the advice on what to write, I got 7/9. I was proud of this, and it has given me some great stuff to write in my test tomorrow! Thankyou so much.!:)

  2. John says:

    Pleased it was useful to you. Hope the test went well!

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