These sites focus on the process and effects of weathering and erosion. See examples of landslides, valleys, and other results of erosion and weathering. Includes animations, lesson plans, experiment ideas, and movie clips. There are links to eThemes Resources on rocks and minerals, Missouri’s landforms, and agriculture: soil.
These sites have information about various types of soil. Learn about the components of soil such as sand, clay, silt, and humus, and read how soil is formed and why it is useful to us. There are hands-on activities and science experiments. Includes links to eThemes Resources on erosion, recycling, and earthworms.
These sites describe various rocks and minerals. Includes hands-on activities, online games, many photographs, and two animated movies. Learn about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks and some of the more common minerals. There are links to eThemes Resources on fossils and erosion.
These sites are about the different geographical regions and natural resources in Missouri. Learn about the Ozarks, the Ozark border, glaciated plains, Osage plains, and Mississippi lowlands. Includes classroom activities, plus videos from the Missouri Heritage series. There are links to eThemes Resources on Missouri maps, rivers, and regions.