Common California Rocks

Here is a short (1-page) handout about Common CA Rocks naming and describing common rocks of California. Clicking on the link downloads a Word (.DOC) file. Explore common rocks of the California Coast ranges at Geology Cafe.

Exploring Rocks

Using a rock kit, students explore the diagnostic properties used to identify rocks, and how the rock cycle is illustrated by rock features. Clicking a link will download a Word (.DOC) file. Exploring Rocks Rock ID Flowcharts