Westwood's Elementary Curriculum Connections
Science

Grade 4
Rocks And Minerals
Student/Teacher/Parent Resources

How Volcanoes Work- This website is created by San Diego State University. It includes photographs and diagrams that help students learn about volcanoes.

Volcano World- Great resource with photographs, videos and detailed information about volcanoes. Created by North Dakota University.

Volcanoes- Can we predict when they will errupt? - An Annenberg website with information about the hazards that volcanoes present.

Mineralogy for Kids- A great site to learn about rocks and minerals.
Rocks and Minerals Webquest- This site is a webquest created on Filamentality. There are great resources in the links section.

Rock Hounds- Includes information on different rock types and how they are formed


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