What can we learn about the history of the Earth by studying sand?
What’s sand? Geology has a clear definition of it.
Let’s learn about the commonly found minerals from which riverbank and beach sands.
Rock can basically be categorized as one of three general types: sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic
Maps on which the types of rock on the Earth’s surface are color-coded are called Geological Maps.
What to collect and how.
Describing mineralogical features of common minerals and show how to identify them.
Even the same mineral, minerals from different river may exhibit different chemical compositions. Therefore, chemical composition of minerals can be key to identify their origins.
Sand Research Chart (Under Construction)
A bibliography for learning more about sand and the Earth (Under Construction)