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Learning About Rocks and Minerals

Next Airing: Wed, Sep 12th, 2018 at 9:15 AM on KUED-HD
Length: 00:14:30
Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021

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This program introduces students to the general characteristics of rocks and discusses the components of rock classification. On-location footage from throughout North America vividly depicts characteristics and origins of the three major rock types: igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks. Important terminology includes: geologist, texture, grains, mineral composition, lava, magma, sediment, and compaction.

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