Ground - 26 minutes; Caterpillar.
uses of minerals in everday products are described along with the occurrences
of some of the most common minerals. The role of minerals in the forming of human
civilization is portrayed. A description of modern mining techniques
- Bureau of Mines - 27 minutes.
This video traces the use of copper as an important metal through the Bronze and
Copper ages. The mining of copper ore and the metallurgy involved in
extracting the metal as well as environmental concerns are featured.
of the American National Museum of Natural History - 60 minutes.
takes you on a journey to the richest gemstone mines in America.
It ends at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History where the finest
gems and jewels are on display.
of the Rock - 29 minutes; US Bureau of Mines
starts with a discussion of how minerals are formed, then describes the
uses of the various minerals. The world resources of various mineral
are discussed. The tape advocates new exploration and expanded technology
accompanied by a better knowledge of the geology involved and an understand
of the evolution of the earth.
- 30 minutes; Thinkeroo
Covered in this tape is some very basic geology concerned with rocks, minerals
and fossils, basically designed to inform elementary school age children.
and Minerals - 28 minutes; PBS.
site visits and rock examples, the differences in the three basic kinds
of rock characteristics for classification are covered by this tape.
and Minerals of Kansas - 24 minutes; Instructional Video.
shows the student some of the more important rocks and minerals of Kansas.
An explanation of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks found in the
state is given
Mineral Activity - 15 minutes; United States Forest Service
tape that portrays the mineral industry working in harmony with the Forest
Service to develop mineral resouces within national forests.