Foxton Primary Science: Rocks (Lower KS2 Science)


ISBN: 9781839250095
Author: Nichola Tyrrell
Designer: Maryke Goldie
Level: Lower KS2
Age: 7-9 years
Pages: 32 pages
Dimensions: 210 mm x 260 mm
Release Date: 27 January 2020


The Foxton Primary Science series supports KS1, Lower KS2 and Upper KS2 Science through a variety of features and STEAM-related tasks that cover all curriculum requirements. This title supports Lower KS2 requirements for the Rocks content.

Colourful, engaging content blends information with prompts for further discussion and investigation.

Keywords, creative activities and quizzes reinforce comprehension, along with challenging words explained in the glossary.

You can also scan the QR code on the back cover and do the comprehension and vocabulary quizzes online.



  • What are rocks?
  • Properties and uses
  • Activity: Testing permeability
  • The big three
  • Activity: Rock investigating
  • What about fossils?
  • What is soil?
  • Activity: Making a rock garden
  • Rock metals
  • Activity: Making a project book
  • Let’s experiment: Testing for limestone
  • Comprehension check
  • Vocabulary check
  • Glossary
  • Index and answers


Free Resources and Quiz Page

Weight155 g
Dimensions265 × 210 × 3 mm

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