Educational & Community Outreach

Rock Cookies

Lesson Topic: Physical Science as Inquiry
Objectives: Students will examine samples of rocks to identify and classify them and will then recreate these types of rock with a hands-on cookie baking activity. Students will use cookies to learn the difference between rocks and minerals.

Files for this activity:

Rock Cookies Activity Instructions (Word Document)

United States Polar Rock Repository (USPRR)
Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University
108 Scott Hall
1090 Carmack Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-5348 or 6531