|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 Education: Rocks & 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.
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.
MSN: K-6 Rock Cycle: Understanding The Earth’s Crust – Offers lessons and experiments for grades K-6.
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