Rocks and minerals
Minnesota Academic Education Standards. What is in a Rock? Rocks are made up of many tiny pieces of minerals. What are Minerals? Minerals are natural, nonliving crystals. They come in many sizes, shapes, and colors. Types of Rocks: Sedimentary Rocks, Igneous Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks. The Rock Cycle. Read More...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.4.3. Earth and Space Science
4.3.1. Earth Structure and Processes
22.214.171.124. The student will understand that rocks are Earth materials that may vary in composition.
126.96.36.199.1. Recognize that rocks may be uniform or made of mixtures of different minerals.
188.8.131.52.2. Describe and classify minerals based on their physical properties.
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