Rock & Mineral Resources

Types of Rocks & Minerals

Rocks & Minerals by Fran W.
Scholastic: StudyJams: Minerals - Site offers pictures with information under each one.

Science Kids: Rocks & Minerals - Earth facts about rocks and minerals.

One Geology:Rocks & Minerals - Kid friendly interactive site.

Interactive Sites For EducationRocks & Minerals - Click on a window to go to a new site with an interactive game that is rock related.


Geology.com: Rocks - Site offers lots of pictures and information, including news about rocks and minerals.

Minerals.net - This site offers a vast selection of minerals in A-Z format. Click on a name to find out the chemical make up of the item selected, in addition to group, specific gravity and much more. Pictures are also provided.

KidsKonnect: Rocks & Minerals - Quick facts.

Mineralogy4Kids - Click on a icon to begin reading short bits of information.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection: Rocks & Minerals - This site offers information about the rocks and minerals found in Florida, a page of examples with pictures and a pdf Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Florida.

UF: Florida's Rocks & Minerals - Printable leaflet available.



*Symbolism & Mythology

PettyRock: Crystal Meaning -  Fun Facts: Gem Myths and Meanings

Ellen Steiber: About The Stones: Gem lore across cultures.


Crystal-Cure: Gemstones: Meanings & Properties- Site offers information and pictures about many gemstones: their meaning and the beliefs surrounding them.


Gem Select: Gemstone Meanings - Click on each name to find out more about the gemstone.


Peaceful Mind: Crystal & Gemstone Therapy  - Site offers a crystal dictionary of metaphysical meanings and meanings.


Burke Museum: Birthstones- Site offers information about each month's birthstones, including myths and histories.


Experiments


Fran's World of Discovery: Geodes - Information about geode creation, and experiments to make on your own.

Steve Spangler: Rock and Mineral Experiments - Sites offer 9 experiments.

Education.com: Geology Science Fair Projects  - 46 Experiments are offered on this site.

A2Z Home's Cool: Geology Experiments for Kids - Site offers 5 links to other sites.

MSN: K-6 Rock Cycle: Understanding The Earth's Crust - Offers lessons and experiments for grades K-6.

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