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California Academy of Sciences: Rock Cycle Roundabout
California Academy of Sciences

After playing a board game to learn how to differentiate the three ways rocks can form, students analyze maps of local topography, water sources, and volcanic activity, to better understand how geology affects a given region. They also experience scale, recognizing geologic processes as fast or extremely gradual.

OLogy: If Rocks Could Talk
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Meet six rocks that travelled to the Museum from places like Mexico, Scotland, and even outer space.

OLogy: Being a Geologist - Ed Mathez
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Find out how he became a geologist and what you can learn from studying rocks.

OLogy: The Amazing Mundo
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Mundo Shamundo! Can you help Mandy study for her geology test?

OLogy: What is Earth?
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Take a peek at our planet’s layers, learn what secrets rocks reveal, and gain a long view of history.

Siemens STEM Day: Weathering Cubes
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will model the weathering of rocks by shaking sugar cubes in a container.

Short Wave: What Did Earth Look Like 3.2 Billion Years Ago?
Short Wave (NPR)

Planetary scientist Roger Fu talks to host Maddie Sofia about hunting for rocks that can tell us what Earth looked like a few billion years ago, in the early days of the evolution of life.