This is the "Home" page of the "7th Grade Geology" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

7th Grade Geology  

What's the story behind a rock?
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Home Print Page

Choose a Topic

Choose from the following topics.

  • Rock Cycle
  • Rock Classification
  • Mineral Use
  • Minerals
  • Glaciers
  • Weathering and Erosion
  • Mining

As you explore, fill out the Exploration Guide to help you make your selection.  You may choose to use the linked Google Doc or a printed copy of the document.

When you complete the document, share it with Mrs. Swaney.


Find Basic Information

Use the Online Encyclopedias to find your basic information.  Record this information in your organizer. 

Switch to another World Book Site Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition - Compton's

Be sure to add all your sources to EasyBib.


Refine Your Topic

After looking for information on your topic, you may need to narrow or broaden your topic. 

If you found a lot of information, you will need to narrow your topic by using subject headings from databases or books.

If you didn't find much information, you will need to broaden your topic by using different keywords or sources.


Gather Information

Time to "Dig Deeper".  Find more information on your topic using the links provided in the LibGuide, the Science Reference Center, and NetTrekker.

Textbook Resources

Science Links

scn-0734 - Glaciers

scn-0735 - Erosion by waves

scn-1032 - Classifying igneous rocks

scn-1053 - Classifying sedimentary rocks 


Prentice Hall 

Minerals web code- cfh-1040

Take notes in your organizer or using the notes feature of EasyBib. 

Be sure you add all your sources to your bibliography in EasyBib.


Create Your Project

Using Microsoft Publisher, create a poster representing you expertise.  Use images that are Public Domain or licenced for reuse.  Image resources can be found on the Images tab.

When you present you product, be sure to include information not found on your poster.

Subject Guide

Ellie Rumney
Contact Info
Send Email



Use your school district e-mail and password to log in.


Exploration Guide Printable

Found something? Share it!


Guide Feedback

Was this information helpful?

How useful is this page?
(1 = Not Useful, 5 = Very Useful!)

Additional comments:

Your Email:


Loading  Loading...