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.

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