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4-H clover 4-H geology project

By Kablammo [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

Which minerals should I eat? Which minerals are used to make cement, paint and light bulbs? Learn about materials, the mythology of stones and more in this 4-H project.

What can you do?

In the geology project, you can:

  • Learn about metamorphism, weathering quartz minerals or ores.
  • Study geologic earth structures or features, such as volcanoes, mountain ranges, plate tectonics and more.
  • Create a display of rocks, minerals or gemstones.

These are just some of the many ways you can participate in this project. 

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