The Geological Society of London’s Online interactive resource The Rock Cycle, with the Rock Cycle Animation, shows how surface and deep Earth processes produce the rocks we stand on and use to build our homes. Also find a glossary, demonstrations/experiments and extensive background information about the rock cycle.
Information, a glossary, and activities on finding, identifying, and extracting mineral resources used in our everyday lives.
Students will gain a greater understanding of diamond mineralogy, geology, discovery, mining and processing through these materials from Mining Matters (Canada) developed in collaboration with Science North for a temporary exhibition.
75 lesson plans, appropriate for grades 6-12, exploring mining, ore processing, geology, and minerals in everyday life, available in English and Spanish, enhance the video.
Discover many of the minerals used to make televisions and countries that are major sources for mining those minerals. Calculate the percent to which the U.S. is self-sufficient in minerals used to make televisions.