Rocks and Minerals

Floating Rocks

Is there such a thing as floating rocks? Click this link to solve the mystery.

Fossils, Rocks, and Time

Find out how scientist read rocks to learn about the Earth.

Interactives: Rock Cycle

Create a rock collection as you learn about the three main types of rock, find out how to tell the different rock types apart, and see how rocks change from one type into another.

Interactive Rock Cycle Animation

This cutaway view of Earth shows where some common rock-forming processes occur. Embedded animations will illustrate the path of a rock moving through the rock cycle.

Minerals Matter

Identify minerals, learn how to grow your own minerals, learn how to collect minerals, and play mine games here.

Rock Cycle

Can rocks change their form? Click on the Rock Cycle link to find out how they do it.

Rocks for Kids

Learn how rocks are formed and how to identify rocks.