Beneath Feet Hero

Beneath Your Feet

Rocks really do ROCK!

Journey with us...deep into the Earth where rocks are liquid!  In the new interactive Geology exhibit, we will explore the minerals that make rocks look different, and the forces that shape the ground around us from sand to sandstone!  Examine glowing minerals, and compare beautiful colors.  Together, we will explore how the Earth beneath your feet is formed and can change!

Key Concepts:

Rock Cycle, Metamorphic, Igneous Rock, Sedimentary Rock, Minerals, Earth Forces, Erosion


Asking questions, Making observations, Analyzing and Interpreting Data


Program includes moving short distances in groups, and sitting on the floor for discussion & activities. Chairs and/or tables are available upon request. Students may experience an animal encounter with a turtle or tortoise. We believe there should be no boundaries for your students' Burpee Museum experience. If you have an accommodation request related to a disability, please contact us at 815-965-3433. We look forward to assisting you.