12 Rocks and Minerals Links

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Rock Types and Rock Cycle (Link ID 411)
Little slide show teaching about the different rock types and how they apply to the rock cycle.

Location Guide for Rock Hound (Alabama to Idaho) (Link ID 412)
Complete reference to reduce research time during the quest to search for rocks and minerals in different states.

Location Guide for Rock Hounds (Illinois to N. Dakota) (Link ID 413)
Complete reference to reduce research time during the quest to search for rocks and minerals in different states.

Mineral Information (Link ID 414)
Site provides information about hundreds of different minerals.

Virtual Sand Collection (Link ID 416)
Index to the virtual sand collection. Click on any of the samples to view them at higher or lower magnifications.

If You Bit a Rock... (Link ID 417)
This activity fits with a unit on rocks and minerals. All three rock types are all presented.

Virtual Quarry (Link ID 418)
A 3D virtual environment of a rock quarry with teacher lesson plans.

Mineral Investigations (Link ID 419)
You have been hired by a Corporation to determine the value of a mineral deposit located on a piece of land they are considering buying.

Discovery of the Largest Crystals on Earth (Link ID 444)
In what has proved to be the discovery of the largest known crystals on earth.

Moh's virtual hardness testing lab (Link ID 480)
Please choose two materials other than 'none', one from list # 1 and one from list # 2. Then press the 'Scratch' button.