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RocksForKids.com
http://www.rocksforkids.com
GRADE LEVEL: 3-12

CONTENT:
This site provides simple information, and offers links to more-substantial information, about rocks, minerals, fossils, natural disasters, and careers in geology and Earth science.
AESTHETICS:
Yellow text on a dark blue background is easily readable if not entirely aesthetically pleasing.
ORGANIZATION:
A table with links to all parts of the site takes up the main page. Links on the left side of the page take users to all areas.
REVIEW:
RocksForKids.com offers great links to rock and mineral sites around the world. Many kids will be interested in Collecting Rocks & Minerals. It includes information about collecting rocks safely and links to some great geology sites. Students and educators might use information they find here to study rocks, minerals, and Earth science. Some pages are under construction, but there is still plenty of good information and links to other relevant sites. RocksForKids.com is appropriate for student research.
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