Rocks, Rock! - volcanoes, fossils, erosion

Start a rock collection. - ✓

Identify types of rocks: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.

Igneous: formed by solidification of molten rock, i.e., pumice, granite, basalt, obsidian

Metamorphic: formed deep in the earth by heat and pressure, i.e., gneiss, quartzite, marble, slate, soapstone

Sedimentary: formed by accumulation of sediments, i.e., limestone, coal, sandstone, shale, flint, iron ore

What is erosion?

What can prevent erosion?

Go on a rock hunt.

List particles and elements that make up soil in your land.

Where do soil ingredients come from?

What makes soil in different areas different?

Discover geology and paleontology careers.

What education or training do they require to do their jobs?

What other careers relate to studies of the earth?

How do volcanic eruptions impact people who live near volcanoes?

Iceland is experiencing its biggest continuous eruption in centuries

Japan could be destroyed within the next 100 years in giant volcanic eruption

What causes volcanic eruptions?

What happens during volcanic eruptions?

What does a volcano look like from above?

Volcano eruption as viewed from space

How are fossils made?

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