Rocks and Minerals

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    • Newport News Park Discovery Center

      November 26, 2022, 10 a.m.; November 26, 2022, 2 p.m.

      13560 Jefferson Avenue
      Newport News, VA 23603
    • Phone: 757-886-7916
      Highway Exit: 250B from I-64
      Website: Click here to visit us online



Are rocks kind of like cakes?  Well, yes!   We may not want to eat rocks, but like a cake, rocks are also made up of different ingredients-  minerals.  Different kinds of rocks can tell different stories-  what are they made from (their mineral “ingredients”), how they were formed, and even when and where they were formed.  Igneous rocks, metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks and different kinds of minerals will all be on hand for you to see and enjoy.   Bring your Earth Science curiosity!