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Minnesota has an amazing range of mineral resources. Study lakes and aquifers, or explore caves, streams and hillsides. Learn about Minnesota's iron deposits, rocks, fossils, volcanoes, earthquakes, and glaciers, and how minerals are used to make everything from jewelry to skyscrapers. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Geology project!

boy examining a rock

What you can do

Level 1: 4-H Geology: Introduction to the study of the earth

All levels

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Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.

Record keeping & evaluation


New to 4-H? Get involved in the Geology project!

Rebecca Meyer, Extension educator

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