Our Changing Earth
National Museum of Natural History
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For the Geologist
1. Shake, Rattle, and Slide
Learn more about how plate tectonics changes the surface of the earth in many ways. Build a volcano, create an earthquake, and make a mountain with a glacier!
2. The Adventures of Mineral Man and Rockhound
A site created by students, for students! There are fun puzzles for you to solve, as well as interesting photos and interviews with real rock experts. You can even learn how to start your own private rock collection.
Think you know your rocks? Become an expert! Check out the section, “Discover Earth’s Treasures.” Then, test your knowledge by taking a short quiz. If you get them all right, you’re a real rock star!