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Rockin' Rocks

Science Saturdays 2018 gave us an opportunity to experiment and learn more about Rockin' Rocks​!

On this page, you can connect with games, videos and activities to learn more about this topic!

STEM Grades K-3

Rock Star!

Rock Star!

Rock out with rock art using this engaging interactive lesson! With the help of a mountain-climbing goat, learn the rock cycle, view gorgeous rock formations, and more!

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

This DragonflyTV segment demonstrates how the properties of different types of rock effect levels of difficulty for climbers.

Trip to a Rock Mine | Sesame Street

Trip to a Rock Mine | Sesame Street

Grab a helmet for a trip to the Sterling Hill Mine Museum! Discover different types of rocks, like garnate and sandstone. This resource focuses on earth science.

STEM Grades 4-8

Gemstones to Cellphones | Smithsonian Science How

Gemstones to Cellphones | Smithsonian Science How

Discover unusual rocks called pegmatites, considered "Nature’s Giant Treasure Chests."

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Scientist Profile: Rock Scientist

Scientist Profile: Rock Scientist

This DragonflyTV segment introduces igneous petrologist (volcano scientist) Dr. Karin Block, who studies the history of the rocks beneath New York.

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Curiosity: A Robotic Geologist

Curiosity: A Robotic Geologist

In this video excerpt from NOVA: “Ultimate Mars Challenge,” learn how NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is helping scientists determine whether Mars has ever been habitable.

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Bill Dan: Visual Arts (Nature Art)

Bill Dan: Visual Arts (Nature Art)

Bill Dan has become a well-known local figure in San Francisco, creating vertical sculptures using carefully balanced rocks that seem to defy gravity.

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