Igneous

Rocks & Minerals Series (2001)

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This DVD contains 4 - 20 minute videos:

Minerals and Their Properties
Some of the terminology and concepts conveyed in this video include: inorganic, luster, streak, color, cleavage and fracture, specific gravity, hardness, Mohs scale, ore, metals, and gemstones.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Rocks & Minerals Series

Rocks and Soil (1995)

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Rock out with Bill Nye in the “Rocks and Soil” episode.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:24
Rocks and Soil

The Rock Cycle (2007)

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What are the different types of rocks and how do they change form? This question is answered by examining the rock cycle. The major characteristics of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks are highlighted through vivid footage and colorful animations.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
The Rock Cycle

Rocks (2008)

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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.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Rocks