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Rocks & Minerals and Fossils

We will be reviewing Rocks, Minerals, and the Rock Cycle over the next few weeks.

 If you have any rock or mineral sample that we could display in the classroom, we would appreciate it.

Cool Check out the following websites to learn more about rocks and minerals:

 

A.  Main Activity from American Museum of Natural History Ology site

http://www.amnh.org/ology

 

1.  Rock Hounds for Kids "The Place for Kids Who Love Rocks"

http://www.rockhoundkids.com

2.  Minerology for Kids

http://minsocam.org/MSA/K12/K_12.html

3.  Rocks for Kids site

http://www.rocksforkids.com

 

4.  Geography for kids site.  Read and take the quizzes

http://www.geography4kids.com

5.  Mineral Matters

http://sdnhm.org/kids/minerals/index.html

6.  Interactive Rock Cycle and Quizzes

http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/index.html

 

7.  Activities and Quizzes on Rocks

http://www.neok12.com/Types-of-Rocks.htm

8.  Geo Kids site for both Geology and Geography

http://www.kidsgeo.com

 

Quiz Games and Activities

9.  Quiz fill in the blank

http://www.quia.com/cz/87433.html

10.  Quia pop up

http://www.quia.com/pop/90681.html

11.  Quia Rags to Riches game 1

http://www.quia.com/rr/349955.html

 

12.  Quia Rags to Riches game 2

http://www.quia.com/rr/292979.html

13.  Quia Matching game 1

http://www.quia.com/mc/451224.html

14.  Quia Matching game 2

http://www.quia.com/mc/794595.html

15.  Quia Matching game 3

http://www.quia.com/mc/2190824.html

 

A few great fossil websites for you to enjoy:

1.  Fossils at the "ology" site from the AMNH

http://www.amnh.org/ology/?channel=paleontology

2.  Fossils for Kids site

http://www.fossilsforkids.com

3.  Enchanted Learning site for dinosaurs and fossils

http://www.zoomschool.com/subjects/dinosaurs/dinofossils/Fossiltypes.html

4.  BBC site (British Broadcasting Co.) on Prehistoric animals and fossils

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/prehistoric

5.  San Diego Natural History Museum site on Dinosaurs

http://www.sdnhm.org/kids/dinosaur

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