Rock ‘n’ Roll

Explore the rock cycle and learn about Earth's fascinating geology.

Bookable Group Program

Additional Fee
8 and up
30 minutes

Learn about weathering, erosion and major rock types as you explore the rock cycle. Discover rock types associated with fossils. Examine rock samples from the Womack Natural History Collection and make your own colorful model of a metamorphic rock.

About Group Programs

Programs are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Science Center educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

Currently Unavailable for Booking

While we’re not able to offer this programming now, it’s still in our repertoire. Once we can welcome groups back to the Science Center again, we will make this available for booking.

Rock ‘n’ Roll is designed for grades 3 – 5.

Virginia SOLs:

  • 3rd grade: 7
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 5 and 7

North Carolina Common Core:

  • 4th grade: P.1