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Everything goes in cycles, even rocks! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby explain how one type of rock can actually become another! You’ll explore the three types of rock — igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary — and learn examples of each kind. How cool is it that one of these types is actually made out of living things!
Do rocks rock your world? Then you’ll love following Tim and Moby as they take you on a tour of the types of rocks that can be found on and inside Earth. In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll learn about the three main types of rocks — igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary. You can also discover the difference between lava and magma and find out what types of rocks these two semi-liquids form. Finally, you’ll see how pressure and heat can change the shape of mineral grains, changing one type of rock into another entirely. If rocks didn’t rock your world before, they will now!
Is that a diamond or cubic zirconia on your finger? After Tim and Moby introduce you to the world of mineral identification, you’ll never be fooled again! In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll learn how to use the physical properties of minerals to tell them apart. Discover why it’s important to look not just at color and hardness but also other properties like luster, streak and even something called cleavage!