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Video

Kinds of Rocks video

Print Resources -- encyclopedias, almanacs, library books and more

  • Carver Library Catalog - Click on Carver and then login. Search to find non-fiction books.
  • Reference books - Use the general and specialized encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference books. Reference books are to be used in the library only. The idea is that you can always get your question answered because the reference books will always be available to you.

Tulsa Public Schools Online Databases (Subscription Websites)


  1. Click on Science & Technology Link .
  2. Click on Gale Virtual Reference Library.
    • You can search this whole database at once.
    • Your keywords could be rock mineral. You can put them both in without the word and.
    • The name of the rock you are researching can also be keyword.
    • This database includes the Rock and Mineral DK reference book and much, much more.
    • This database provides the citation you will need. Copy and paste that and only that.
  3. Other good reference choices for this subject t include the 3 encyclopedias.

Free Websites
  • Carver Library Catalog - Click on Carver and then login. Search to find non-fiction books. Also click on the Web Sites tab for reliable web sites.
  • If you find a reliable resource that we can list, let me know. Keep in mind that these web sites will require you to create the citation -- which should not be a problem for you!