These lessons are geared for middle-school students. Each lesson contains a series of questions to answer that pertain to the reading assignment.
The Geology Book
by Dr. John D. Morris
Whether jutting skyward, or languishing in the murky depths of the deep, rocks and sediments hold our little planet together. Dr John Morris takes the reader on a tour of the Earth’s crust, pointing out both the natural beauty and the scientific evidences for creation. Well illustrated, this book presents an accurate view of Earth’s natural history.
These lessons are geared for middle-school students. Each lesson
contains a series of questions to answer that pertain to the reading assignment.
There is a section of each lesson for advanced students. Teachers should
start with the Scripture lesson.
It is important that teachers prepare themselves by reading
the stated pages prior to having the student read the assignment. If a
child is not able to read yet, parents may wish to read the text to the
- In your own words, describe the different ways metamorphic rocks
are thought to form.
- What are unstable atoms called? What is the most well-known radioactive
- Why can’t the process of carbon-dating be used to date most
- What is the difference between a parent isotope and a daughter isotope?
- What are three assumptions made when using radiometric dating to give
an age of a rock?
NOTE: For more information on this topic, see Get Answers: Radiometric Dating
- heavy radioactive atoms
- radioisotope dating
Additional resources (for the more advanced student)