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Rocks and the rock cycle (Bitesize)
Details of different types of rocks, weathering and rock cycle. You can watch the video if you click on activity and then try the test.

Interactive rock cycle animation
Lovely Flash animation of the rock cycle; each section provides clickable links to further animations and information.

Interactive quiz on rocks and weathering
Click the i button for instructions.

Doc Brown's quiz on rocks and weathering
Multiple choice quiz with random questions on rocks and weathering.

Word fill activity on rocks and weathering
Linked word fill quiz on rocks and weathering.

Matching pair quiz on rock types
Quiz for matching rock types to descriptions with little animated images.

Doc Brown's quiz on the rock cycle
Random multiple choice quiz covering the rock cycle.

Word fill quiz on the rock cycle
Fill in teh gaps with words related to the rock cycle.

Crossword puzzle on the rock cycle
Try and complete this crossword on the rock cycle.

Earthquakes
Interactive world and UK maps showing recent earthquakes, worksheets and information about earthquakes and seismology.

UK fossils beginners' guides
Background information and pictures about fossils and rock cycle (look down the list) from the UK Fossils Network.

Earth today and tomorrow
Homepage for Earth Today and Tomorrow gallery at the Natural History Museum, with some information about weathering and soil erosion (also climate change and other topics).

Earth science and the rock cycle
Information about the rock cycle, Earth structure, plate tectonics and much more.

UK fossils beginners' guides
Background information and pictures about fossils and rock cycle (look down the list) from the UK Fossils Network.

Fossil focus
Use these pages to help you to identify any fossils.

Dynamic Earth
Learn all about the structure of our planet and how tectonic plates make up our Earth's crust. What happens when these continent-sized plates move apart from or smash into each other? Take a quiz at the end to test what you have just found out.

Rock cycle
Learn about the rock cycle. What groups can we put different types of rocks into? How are these rocks formed? And how do they all fit together into a giant cycle?

Types of rock (s-cool)
Read this summary of the three types of rock.

BBC Nature: fossils
Information and video clips about fossils and fossil formation.

Convection in the Earth's mantle
Find out about convection currents in the Earth's mantle.

Animation of convection in the mantle
Observe an animation of convection currents in the Earth's mantle.

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