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Kids Love Rocks

A rock and mineral website for kids! Welcome to Kids Love Rocks, a rock and mineral website for kids. This educational site is a resource for young rock and mineral collectors, teachers, and hobbyists.

Mining Facts for Kids

The Earth is full of resources, including food, water, minerals and stones. People have used rocks and minerals from the Earth for thousands of years to make weapons, tools and even ornaments.

Kids Love 2Learn.ca Resources

Science in Motion: Rocks Change Watch the video on beach rocks, click "next" to watch a video on cliff formations and then do the "Fish Tales" drag and drop activity.

Activities and Lesson Plans - miningmatters.ca

Mining Matters is a charitable organization dedicated to bringing knowledge and awareness about Canada's geology and mineral resources to students, educators and the public. The organization provides current information about rocks, minerals, metals, mining and the diverse career opportunities available in the minerals industry.

Rocks & Minerals for Kids: Collection Kits & Tools from ...

By purchasing a set of rocks and minerals for sale, your enthusiast can get going immediately! We have rock sets that let you test for color streak and hardness, magnetism, carbonates, and more. We have rock sets that let you test for color streak and hardness, magnetism, carbonates, and more.

Gemology For Kids: Games And Activities

Gemology For Kids: Chocolate Chip Mining For a fun activity for a group of children, try this party game created by Giovanna. You can set the amount of playing time, starting money, the prices for mines and tools, the value of the chocolate chips, and penalty fees you think are appropriate for your group.

Minerals for Kids - Mineralogical Resources for Young ...

A Quest For Shiny Purple Crystals - Monica Rakovan. Kids can learn about fine minerals and crystals with A Quest for Shiny Purple Crystals! Explore with Johnny and Max as they make friends with Sal, the owner of the local rock shop, and have an exciting find of crystals nearby.

Rock and Mineral Activities for Kids | HowStuffWorks

The rock and mineral activities for kids you will find in this article are geared toward children that enjoy art crafts and working with rocks and minerals. Certain rocks and minerals can be fascinating to look at, and a whole lot of fun to use to create crafts.

What is mining? - Rainforest Information for Kids

What is mining? Mining is the extraction (removal) of minerals and metals from earth. Manganese, tantalum, cassiterite, copper, tin, nickel, bauxite (aluminum ore), iron ore, gold, silver, and diamonds are just some examples of what is mined.

Rocks and Minerals - Science for Kids

Rocks and Minerals. Enjoy our wide range of fun facts and information about different types of rocks and minerals for kids. Learn what rocks and minerals are, what the difference is, examples of rocks and minerals, the difference between igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, Mohs scale of hardness and much more.

Earth Science for Kids: Minerals - Ducksters

What is the difference between a mineral and a rock? Minerals have a specific chemical structure which is the same throughout the entire mineral. Rocks, on the other hand, are composed of a variety of different minerals and are not consistent throughout their structure.

Rocks, Minerals, and Mining Theme Page - CLN

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Grade 4 Rocks and Minerals Activities

Overview for Grade 4 Rocks and Minerals Activities The series of lessons provided for the Rocks and Minerals topic of the Science and Technology curriculum have been developed with the perspective that students learn best when they are able to:

Mine Games - miningmatters.ca

Mining Matters is a charitable organization dedicated to bringing knowledge and awareness about Canada's geology and mineral resources to students, educators and the public. The organization provides current information about rocks, minerals, metals, mining and the diverse career opportunities available in the minerals industry.