GeoMysteries With Rex the Dino Detective - Help Rex solve these mysteries about rocks, fossils and minerals as you learn all about them!
BrainPop Rock Cycle - Tim and Moby explain how one type of rock can actually become another! Youll explore the three types of rock igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary and learn examples of each kind.
BrainPop Types of Rocks - Learn about the three main types of rocks igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary. See how pressure and heat can change the shape of mineral grains, changing one type of rock into another entirely.
BrainPop Mineral Identification - Learn how to use the physical properties of minerals to tell them apart.
BrainPop Crystals - Discover the world of crystals and how they are formed.
Soil - Tim and Moby will teach you about the difference between
weathering and erosion; how dead plants help other plants grow;
and how roots can actually break up rock. Discover what goes into
a soil profile and learn how to name soils three main layers.
This Planet Really Rocks! - This fantastic website is dedicated to all the "junior rockhounds" and "want-to-be rockhounds" so get ready to learn all about rocks and mineral.
Interactives Rock Cycle - Discover rock secrets through these interactive activities. Do the Test Your Skills at the end to see how much you learned.
BBC Rock Cycle - Take a look at the three types of rock: sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic andhow they are formed, the weathering of rocks and the way one form of rock turns into another in the rock cycle.
The Learning Zone: Rocks - Join Rocky on his amazing journey around the rock cycle. Then test your knowledge of the rock cycle with these activities.
Learning Zone: Minerals - Find out what minerals are, how to
identify them, and how we use them everyday.
Rock Hounds with Rocky - Check out these great activities to explore and learn more about the world of rocks.
Mineralogy 4Kids - Here's a great place to learn about rocks and minerals.
Mineral Information Institute - Learn about common minerals and their uses and how we use minerals in our everyday lives.
The Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom - This site contains a huge database of many different minerals and gemstones you can search through.
Amethyst Galleries' Minerals Galleries - This huge database of minerals and rocks has a wealth of information.
National Geographic Volcanoes - Read about, look at photos, and watch videos of these awesome natural disasters.