Department of Mineral Sciences
Dedicated to the study of minerals, gems, rocks, volcanoes, and meteorites: their origin and evolution.
From the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
If you have ever felt the rumble of an earthquake or seen the eruption of a volcano, you've witnessed EARTHFORCE. Learn more on the site.
Geological and Nuclear Sciences - Kids
Selection of pages on the GNS site dedicated to helping kids understand geology.
Illustrated Guide to Minerals
From the San Diego Natural History Museum, excellent guide to minerals. Be sure to check out the Mineral Matters section.
Minerals Management Service - Kids
Learn about ocean energy, sand and tide pool math. Visit an offshore oil rig and learn about archaeological shipwreck sites.
Minerology for Kids
All about rocks and minerals. You can ask a question or play games too.