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Rocks and Minerals: Games

Games

Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover this topic and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.

Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.

Escape from the Castle

Castle

To escape from the castle, you must drill your way through walls made of rocks and minerals. But you need to know which ones will be the easiest to drill through. Use your knowledge of the Moh's scale to perform your task.

Which Roch is Which?

Geologist



Here is an interactive to identify rock types. Great for the Interactive Whiteboard in your classroom.

Fill in the Rock Cycle

Rocks

Share your knowledge about the workings of the Rock Cycle. Fill in the missing parts of the rock cycle. Great activity for the whole class. Use your interactive whiteboard.

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