Rocks and Minerals for Kids
links to mineralogy and earth science


Mineralogy4Kids
learn a lot about minerals as presented by the Mineralogical Society of America. Covers subjects like mineral groups, mineral properties, mineral identification, crystals, rock cycle, mineral games, and much more

Earth Science for kids - Minerals
earth science is the study of planet Earth. Here you find short texts about geology (rocks and minerals), paleontology (dinosaurs and fossils), meteorology (atmosphere and the weather),...

Minerals for Kids
earth sciences museum at the University of Waterloo.
Facts about some common minerals, just click on a name and learn more about it

Rocks and Minerals
earth's crust is made up of many different types of rocks. Find out what rocks are, what is a mineral, rocks from space...

A Brief Introduction to Minerals
video about minerals

Rocks and Minerals
answers to questions like what is a mineral, what is a rock, igneous rocks, metamorphic rock, sedimentary rocks, and some facts about minerals

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. Learn about rocks, minerals, and everything related to the earth

Home Hobbies: Rock Collecting
if you find rocks interesting, you might like to try rock collecting to help you learn more about rocks and minerals. In fact, you could even learn facts about geology as you search around your (home) to add rocks to your collection

Discover the Fun of Backyard Geology
about how to start a geology project in the comfort of your environment for your readers and/or family members

15 Ways Kids Can Study Geology at Home
When it comes to helping your kids study geology at home, whether for homework or for fun, the whole family will enjoy this list of projects

40 Playful Ways to Teach Young Kids About Rocks
This collection includes some of our favorite playful ways to teach young kids about rocks

Science Kids - Earth Facts
has some brief introductory texts about minerals and rocks

One Geology Kids
mainly about rocks; sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks

Minerals Education Coalition
Informing and educating about the importance of minerals and mining

Every Rock Has A Story
youtube video's by Ethan Baxter