Lesson Plan

Earth Cookies

Lassen Peak volcanic rock

Fragments of an exploded lava dome cover Lassen Peak summit

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade-Twelfth Grade
Subject:
Earth Science, Geology, Physical Science
Duration:
45 minutes
Setting:
classroom
National/State Standards:
California State Standards

Overview

Students prepare cookies the day before the activity. Students then compare and contrast different types of cookies and igneous rocks and classify them according to their structural make-up and ingredient composition.