Language arts
Social studies

4th grade resources

CA standards

Science blueprints (4-5)

CABAP content tips

FOSS earth materials vocabulary

FOSS landforms glossary


Rocks and reshaping the earth's surface

      Weathering and Erosion
     Igneous Rocks
     Sedimentary Rocks
     Metamorphic Rocks
     Rock distribution
     Who am I? rock game
Windows to the Universe -Earth

Exploring Earth: Explore the World of Earth Science - An online textbook from McDougal Littell

Minerology for Kids
Rocks and mineral review
Dig into geology
Rock and mineral hangman  
Rocks and Images
How sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks are formed

Identifying minerals

How to identify minerals
Rocks and Minerals Slide Show
Mineral museum
Mineral identification table and hardness scale (state)
Mineral identification table and hardness scale (CABAP)
Moh's Drill and Castle of Doom (see link upper left)
Rock Database (see link upper left)
Rock samples

Minerals Matter
Rock Hound
Rocks and Soil activity
Mineral FAQs
The Rock Cycle
Rock Cycle Experiments
Rock expert quiz
Rock mysteries
Sedimentary, My Dear Watson
Knowledge nuggets
Grow your own crystals
Flash a Smile

What on Earth is Soil?
Soil Science Education

Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker (plate tectonics activity)
The Dynamic Earth
Dynamic Earth - Annenberg
Discover Our Earth
   Moving continents
Plate tectonics
Plate tectonic globe model - color, cut and paste
Mountain information and quiz/National Geographic

Earthquakes for Kids (USGS)
Latest earthquake information

Science Lab (Choose "Volcanoes"or "Earthquakes" )

Volcano quiz and information/National Geographic
Volcanoes (more from National Geographic)
Volcano Frequently Asked Questions
Volcano World
Mount St. Helens eruption photos
Stratovolcano model - in color, cut and paste
Build a model volcano

Forces that Shape the Bay
How does rain shape the earth?
Flooding changes communities in the West
Erosion project (teachers' guide)
Get Eroded
Ice cutter

Clue Maps (select "Physicial Features" maps)
Color Landform Atlas of the United States
Mineral mining in the U.S.
Ask a geologist

Magic School Bus Pop Quiz (select "what on Earth")

Geology of Mars

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