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The City Rocks: Exploring the Hidden World of Building Stone
The City Rocks! is an overview of rock types using building stones as examples for each type of rock. The page discusses, in detail, igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks highlighting common architectural uses for each rock type.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Field trip - virtual
    • Tutorial
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1999; E.B. Keck
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-232
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: E. B. Keck
No institutional affiliation is known