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This project shows one way that sedimentary layers are formed as sediments (mud and silt, sand, pebbles and rocks, other ) settle over time.How do sedimentary layers form?It is an educational content ...

Discover whether certain types of rocks are more difficult to break than other types of rocks.The purpose of this experiment is to test various sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks to find out w ...

Huff, puff and blow as hard as you can—do you think you can blow down a sand castle with your mighty breath? Blowing air erodes—wears away—sand and dirt. In Three Little Pigs, houses of straw or twigs ...

Minerals have many different properties. These properties are used to classify minerals and to help in knowing how minerals can be used. Some of the properties of minerals include hardness, color, shi ...

Pores are small openings that allow air and moisture to permeate the surface of a material. Porosity is the measure of these voids relative to the solid structure. Porosity is a significant considerat ...

Earth is estimated to be 4.6 billion years old and ever-changing. Scientists have organized Earth’s history into geologic time periods. These time periods include the Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, ...

Determine which category of rock (igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic) has the ability to hold oil and by implication natural gas. Develop a qualitative data table of the oil holding capacity of various ...

You can’t always tell what mineral you’ve got by its color; lots of them look alike. How can you tell them apart?It is an educational content by education.com.By clicking on the title of this resource ...

Geodes are formed in empty spaces inside rocks. Fluids containing minerals make their way into a rock’s cavity and crystals begin to grow. From the outside they look like an ordinary rock, although th ...

There are a lot of ways to tell one mineral from another; color and shape are good indicators but they can deceive you. Mineralogists (people who study minerals) have other ways to test samples to see ...