Hasn't it ever bothered you that, despite Magnetite and Hematite's extremely similar composition, one is magnetic and the other is not? Read on to delve into the science of why!
Being a successful rock and gemstone hunter, aka rockhound, requires knowledge. This relatively inexpensive hobby can be a fun and healthy experience for the whole family. Here are some tips to help you get some...
This project deals with nuclear log data set gathering and interpretation. 1. Porosity 2. Thickness of formations 3. Depth of formations 4. Permeability 5.Water Saturation
This is part 2 of a 6 part hands-on unit on Earth Science from a Christian perspective. Make and eat "sedimentary" Seven Layer Bars, create "metamorphic" Snickers bars, do some rock mining, and more!...
How do they find oil? What are some of the processes when they do find oil?
There are six forces that give life and shape the earth, these are: diastrophism, earthquakes, mountains, plateaus, plains and volcanism. Learn the facts about it in a simplified way.
Imagine that you could take away the oceans and be able to explore the ocean floor and the continental shelf just like we investigate the land area on Earth. That is a part of what marine geologists do but the...
This is part 1 of a 6 part hands-on unit on Earth Science from a Christian perspective. Make an edible model of the earth, act out each of the Earth's layers, do core testing on a cupcake, make oobleck, and more! My...
The Crystal Caves in Mexico are most usually caves in the world. These are the hottest caves and contain some of the largest crystal formation of any cave in the world. Unfortunately, these beautiful caves will...
Honeycomb rocks are beautiful rock formations created by weathering and mountain building processes. Learn more about these rocks and the geological processes that create honeycomb rocks.
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