Science Trek

D4K: Rocks and Minerals

Special | 28m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Idaho's geology makes it a special place for finding many different kinds of rocks and minerals. Minerals are made from 92 chemical elements that join together in many different ways. A rock is a material made of one or more minerals. Dr. Virginia Gillerman and Professor Scott Hughes answer students’ questions about rocks and minerals.

Aired: 05/20/08

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.