This page is directed towards our young rock enthusiasts, their parents, and anyone else who wants to learn cool fun facts about rocks and minerals, fossils and the like.
We also would love to hear from our Junior Rock Hounds, especially if they would like to share their expertise and stories with us.
RESOURCES FOR KIDS
Geography 4 Kids :
This site has an introduction to the earth sciences that includes topics on the Earth's structure, atmosphere , hydrosphere, and biosphere (for a start).
Rocks for Kids : This site is for kids of all ages who love rocks. Here you will find out
stuff about rocks & minerals and where to go to find out more.
Rockhound Rock Expert Quiz:
Name the type of rocks correctly and earn yourself a Rockhound Expert Award!
Online Educational Resources: Geology for Kids
Geology, simply put, is the study of the Earth. In addition to studying the Earth as a whole, geology also involves the study of its history, shapes, substances and processes. Geologists study the Earth's processes including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides and floods.
Junior Rock Hound, Sam F.
shared the following jokes with us:
What did the sculpture say to the sculpter?
"Don't take me for granite."
What do you get when you drop a piano down a mine shaft?