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4-H clover 4-H Geology Project

earth's layers, with trees on top

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

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Future study and careers

You could study geology at the University of Minnesota.

Geologists and other geoscientists study the earth and what's below the surface. They may work in the petroleum industry, in mining, in government or in a nonprofit organization.

Reviewed in 2018

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