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Rock and Mineral Dictionary
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The Earth

Read about the planet Earth, its structure, mass, and other features.


Geology Label Me! Printouts

Label the Earth, the crust, a volcano, water cycle, and other Earth-related diagrams.
glacier

Glaciers

Read about glaciers. Then print worksheets about them and test your knowledge.


Rock and Mineral Dictionary

Read about rock and mineral terms.


Soil

Soil covers much of the land on Earth. It is made up of minerals and other materials.


Volcanos

Learn about volcanos and read about volcano terms in the Volcano Dictionary.


Continental Drift

Continental drift is the movement of the Earth's continents. The land masses are hunks of Earth's crust that float on the molten core. The ideas of continental drift and the existence of a supercontinent (Pangaea) were presented by Alfred Wegener in 1915.


Landforms

A landform is a feature of a planet's surface, such as an ocean, continent, mountain, waterfall, peninsula, swamp, or valley.
Definitions

Write Definitions Related to Rocks and Minerals

In this worksheet, write the definition of a word, what part of speech it is, and use it in a sentence. Words: rock, mineral, igneous rock, sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, rock cycle, crystalline, magma, shale, hardness. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf of the questions and answers (subscribers only).
writing prompt

Write Ten Things About Rocks and Minerals

A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about rocks and minerals (plus one thing you would like to change about them).
Word for Each Letter

Find a Rock or Mineral Word for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a rock or mineral for each letter of the alphabet. Or go to a sample answer page.
Letter-Flow Word Puzzle

Geology Letter-Flow Printable Word Puzzle

Can you figure out the names of these ten geology terms? When a line connects two (or more) boxes, those boxes each contain the same letter. Geology terms: rocks and minerals, geological map, sedimentary rock, volcanic eruption, metamorphic rock, continental crust, igneous rock, continental drift, fold mountains, geological time. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file of the puzzle plus the answers.
Letter-Flow Word Puzzle

Landforms Letter-Flow Printable Word Puzzle

Can you figure out the names of these ten landforms? When a line connects two (or more) boxes, those boxes each contain the same letter. Landforms: mountain range, peninsula, archipelago, barrier island, rift valley, foothills, continent, cinder cone, box canyon, promontory. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file of the puzzle plus the answers.



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