login
You are not logged in.
search:
AMSER logo



Title: Rocks and Minerals
Url: http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/rxmin/
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This guide provides introductory information about rocks and minerals. Topics include some of the common rock-forming minerals, what rocks are made of, and where they come from (the three basic rock types). There are descriptions and photos of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, a glossary, and a simple identification chart that has links to websites with additional information.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Igneous rocks, volcanic ash, tuff, etc.
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Metamorphic rocks. Metamorphism
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Sedimentary rocks. Sedimentology
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Minerals
Geology -- Rocks
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2004-01-13
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Education (General)
Geology
Mineralogy or petrology
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2010-11-08 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-05 12:28:34 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 97
Resource URL Clicks: 8
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
Report a Problem with this Resource Record

Resource Comments

(no comments available yet for this resource)

user login
Username:
Password:
why log in?
Manage your resources
Save, organize, and share resources that you find.

Subscribe to bulletins
Automatically be notified about new resources that match your interests.

It's easy, fast, and FREE!
Have a favorite applied math or science site you want others to know about?

SUGGEST a
NEW RESOURCE
to add to AMSER

Copyright 2014 Internet Scout Resource Metadata
Copyright 2014 Internet Scout
NSF NSDL University of Wisconsin Internet Scout
Leave Feedback
http://amser.org/