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Rocks and Minerals: Games


Online games are a fun way to learn more about science topics. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities for use at home or in the classroom. These games are designed for a variety of skill levels and interests. They can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual devices. Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required.

Escape from the 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 Rock is Which?


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

A more difficult "Who Am I?"" rock game can be found here.

Fill in the Rock Cycle


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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