Earth Science Rocks and Minerals

Earth Science Rocks and Minerals


Students will learn how rocks and minerals are formed through various means of exploration.

This lesson will provide an in-depth look at different types of rocks and how they are formed.

See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

264 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 22 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Rock Types Power Point

Power Point will show students what their presentation should look like as well as give them important information they might need on rocks and minerals.

Rocks and Minerals Power Point Assignment

This will give the students an idea of what should be included in their power point presentation to demonstrate what they have learned from their research.

Full Screen

The Rock Cycle

Video describes the rock cycle to Queen's We will Rock You music!

Source: Emily B uploaded a video 2 years ago www.youtube.com

Mineral Rock Anthem

Video describes the types of rocks and minerals as well as how to identify them to LMFAO's Party Rock Anthem music!

Source: Dan Reed uploaded a video 5 months ago www.youtube.com