Elements, Minerals, and Rocks
Earth is made of elements, minerals, and rocks. There are many words used to describe different elements and minerals. There are also many words to describe different kinds of rocks and their different sizes. We’ve grouped these words into two groups.
Elements and Minerals
Scientists study elements and minerals everyday. They look at what types of elements and minerals exist, where they are found on Earth, and how we use them in everyday life.
Let’s take a look at some of the core vocabulary words about elements and minerals.
Rocks are everywhere. There are different sizes of rocks, different types of soil, and many types of rocks and gemstones.
Let’s take a look at some of the core vocabulary words about rocks.
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