Rocks and Minerals
May 20, 2008Idaho's nickname is the Gem State. Geologists know that Idaho is a treasure-trove for rock and mineral lovers. Why? How did many different kinds of rocks and mineral form here? What are the rock cycle and the hardness scale?
This month on D4K, host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Scott Hughes, head of the Department of Geosciences at Idaho State University and Virginia Gillerman, a geologist with Idaho Geological Survey, will answer your questions about rocks and minerals.
Students can send their questions through e-mail to D4K@idahoptv.org, fax them in before the show to (208) 373-7245 or call in live during the program to (800) 973-9800. Students who send in a question are eligible to win a DVD player and DVDs for their classroom. Check out the details!
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Watch D4K: Rocks and Minerals, Tuesday, May 20th at 2:00/1:00 p.m. MT/PT, or check it out on the Web at Idahoptv.org/d4k