Earth Rocks!

 

Complete all Requirements.

  1. Do the following:

    a. Explain the meaning of the word “geology.”

    b. Explain why this kind of science is an important part of your world.

  2. Look for different kinds of rocks or minerals while on a rock hunt with your family or your den.
  3. Do the following:

    a. Identify the rocks you see on your rock hunt. Use the information in your handbook to determine which types of rocks you have collected.

    b. With a magnifying glass, take a closer look at your collection. Determine any differences between your specimens.

    c. Share what you see with your family or den.

  4. Do the following:

    a. With your family or den, make a mineral test kit, and test minerals according to the Mohs scale of mineral hardness.

    b. Record the results in your handbook.

  5. Identify on a map of your state some geological features in your area.
  6. Do the following:

    a. Identify some of the geological building materials used in building your home.

    b. Identify some of the geological materials used around your community.

 
 

Required Adventures

Elective Adventures