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NBMS Media Center: Rock Identification

Making smart choices about technology

Weblinks

Local Area Map (shows common rock types)

http://www.mgs.md.gov/esic/geo/mon.html

Rock Identification Tables

http://geology.about.com/od/rocks/a/Rock-Tables.htm

EHow Video Identifying Rocks (Keep closing the annoying ads)

http://www.ehow.com/video_4997352_identifying-rocks.html

Neighborhood Rocks

http://saltthesandbox.org/rocks/names.htm

Rock hounds – Scroll down to the question and answer key

http://www.rockhounds.com/rockshop/rockkey/index.html

What kind of rock is this?

http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0610/es0610page01.cfm

Rock Key & Rock Identification

http://www.bwctc.northants.sch.uk/Learning/Science/Rocks/Key.aspx

http://www.bwctc.northants.sch.uk/Learning/Science/Rocks/

How to Look at a Rock

http://geology.about.com/od/rocks/tp/rocks101.htm

Geology.com - Rocks

http://geology.com/rocks/

Yup…. Rocks (rock pictures)

http://www.yuprocks.com/mineral_pictures.shtml

British Isles Geology Toolkit

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/science/geology/geology-toolkit-what-rock

 

 

 

 Photos used under Creative Commons license from http://www.flickr.com/.
Rocks 1 Photo attributable to Martin LaBar.
Rocks 2 Photo attributable to NeilsPhotography.
Rocks 3 Photo attributable to kurafire.
Rocks 4 Photo attributable to Sporkswrapper.
Rocks 5 Photo attibutable to James Jordan.
Rocks 6 Photo attibutable to Chris J

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