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Rocks & Minerals Third Grade

Rocks & Minerals ~ Third Grade

Below you will find links to movies, websites, games, a map, and other interesting things pertaining to rocks and minerals.  


Take a look at the Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collection


Here is an image of a gold sluicing operation.

Gold Sluicing in Scotland

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Listen to "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble" read aloud

Bill Nye the Science Guy "Rocks and Minerals" Video 32 min. 31 sec.

How has the earth's crust changed over time?

The Rock Cycle 4min. 5 sec.

How are rocks and minerals studied?

Ranger Rock studies rocks and minerals.  He is called a geologist.

Rocks Questionnaire

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Amethyst Dig in Queensland


Why are rocks and minerals important?