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larry's picture
larry says:

i went to the brick yards whith my school this year and we saw huge fociles that was cool

posted on Sat, 06/17/2006 - 6:38pm
sathudia's picture
sathudia says:

that did look cool

posted on Wed, 09/13/2006 - 4:20pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I would think it was cool to but don't you mean fossils ?

posted on Fri, 03/30/2007 - 3:08pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

when i lived in my other house we would always get a bunch of rocks in our front yard and sometimes on our drivway because of landscaping. when the rocks would come they were usually fossils and i found one that looked like a honey-comb and a beehive!!!!!!!! It was really cool!

posted on Sun, 04/08/2007 - 4:06pm
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Emmit says:

My uncle found a T- Rex Fossil

posted on Sat, 06/23/2007 - 6:22pm
A.P.'s picture
A.P. says:

WOW! THAT IS AMAZING! I HOPE IT NEVER HAPPENS TO ME!

THAT IS SO COOL

posted on Thu, 07/12/2007 - 2:10pm
Miho's picture
Miho says:

Near the banks of the Mississippi (or other rivers) are good places to find fossils.

posted on Tue, 08/21/2007 - 12:40pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I wants went to fosle beach in Virgina there was fosles every were I went . It was cool

posted on Fri, 05/18/2007 - 3:16pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

to the persom who said they found alot of fossels down on a beach in virginia. i just wanted to say same here

posted on Mon, 08/11/2008 - 3:38pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

My grade went on a field trip to a digging place in winnipeg we found fossils and it was cool

posted on Sat, 05/26/2007 - 12:33pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

That is awsome! You are so lucky that you're school does that for feild trips!

posted on Fri, 11/30/2007 - 5:47pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

THIS ONE TIME AT BAND CAMP..I FOUND A FOSSIL

posted on Mon, 06/18/2007 - 2:53pm
Amber's picture
Amber says:

WOW I wish i dould have seen that! your so lucky -_-

posted on Tue, 07/03/2007 - 1:59pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

MY FOSSIL STORY...
this one time i was digging a hole in my backyard, i wanted to see wat i could find. i didnt find any animal parts or mygreat uncle billy bob. i did however find, a very interesante rock. i whacked it wit a hammer for a few hours. it wouldn't crack, so i started crying ans decided to throw it out of my window. no, i did not crush my dog wit that rock, i did however manage to break it open. no, gold did not come out, nor animals. but a most amazing sight met my lil -eyes. it was one of those rocks with purple crystal-y things in them. i was like O.M.G!!!

posted on Tue, 07/03/2007 - 6:45pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Wow! That's really cool. I've never been rock hunting with a group. But in NY there's tons of cool rocks to see and find.

posted on Tue, 08/07/2007 - 1:38pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

kool

posted on Sun, 11/04/2007 - 3:53pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

It was average.Not what I'd say super great.Now if... it was a huge giant fossils that would have cool.I'm not saying finding fossils isn't cool I'm just saying finding big fossils would have cooler.

posted on Sat, 03/29/2008 - 1:21pm
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Kasheng says:

I went fossil hunting with my class n we had lots of fun there were lots of fossils too!there was also a place where water ran down the rocks n we got wet

posted on Wed, 05/28/2008 - 10:21am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

wow that sounds soooooo cool! How big were the fociles?

posted on Fri, 07/25/2008 - 10:35am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

thats so cool you acually found a sceleton . Most people search for many years before they find a fossil.

posted on Sat, 11/29/2008 - 4:29pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

cool

posted on Mon, 05/25/2009 - 10:18am
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libby says:

one time me and my 31 class. went on a big hike and found and saw alot of cool fociles. which i thought was pretty cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ttfn!

posted on Fri, 06/12/2009 - 2:07pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I found a sea shell in my yard and I live nowhere near the sea!!

posted on Wed, 02/17/2010 - 3:42pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

My cass went to a brick yard to we foung tins of them

posted on Sun, 03/07/2010 - 2:11pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I have never gone looking for fossils... where should i search???

posted on Tue, 07/06/2010 - 12:12pm
larry's picture
larry says:

when i went looking for rock's whit me famile i found a lot of fules gold. i found a rock that was half gray and half white. i found a raelly small focile up north by Daluth

posted on Sat, 06/17/2006 - 6:43pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i think people should be more respectful to the envaierment.and should learn about us and our caulture!

posted on Fri, 06/23/2006 - 1:08pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I think that if we don't look at the fossils we won't learn about the environment around us! I think that when we explore rocks and fossils we explore our environment and our culture and ourselves!!!!!

posted on Wed, 11/22/2006 - 5:19pm
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John P says:

I'm with you it's sad how people can destroy places and vandilise them

posted on Sun, 11/26/2006 - 8:11pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

even if people were more "respectfull" to the enviorment the world would still be the same. no matter what you do we are going to need the things we make be that paper gas or food.

posted on Mon, 11/27/2006 - 4:47pm
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ellevis says:

thtz not true. if more people cared about our planet it wood be so much different. the roads wouldbe clean andmsafe. the world would last longer for being healthy. plus the air would be cleaner witch wood be better for plants and animals. tdid you no tht only 2.8% of the earths water is fresh? its true. if we start being"respectful" to the earth then we will have more fresh water and cleaner air and nice soil. so things would be a whole lot diffrent!!!!!!!!

ElLeViS

posted on Thu, 03/22/2007 - 1:33pm
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Jordana says:

YEa i think people should take care ofit more!!!

posted on Sat, 06/16/2007 - 3:48pm
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Smarty Pants says:

Once I found a fossilized fish that seemed to have appendages (other than fins) in, I think it was Duluth, well it was in Northern Minnesota, near a rocky cliff that over-looked a lake. It had one of those over-hanging arms that gave a small tunnel in which we could walk.

posted on Fri, 06/23/2006 - 1:50pm
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Ben says:

I went paintballing in the woods and i found six fossils and took them to my class and got extra credit so if you found some fossils take them to school and you might get some extra credit. Happy digging!

posted on Sat, 06/24/2006 - 3:20pm
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Fossils are cool says:

Six fossils, eh?
That's amazing.
I myself haven't found any fossils, but I'd love to!

Anyway, maybe I should paintball in the woods so I find some fossils!

:)

posted on Tue, 10/09/2007 - 11:28am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I think people should hunt for rocks because they can learn different kind of rocks.

posted on Wed, 06/28/2006 - 12:38pm
dane's picture
dane says:

i just find cool rocks i don't search for them a lot but when i find them i like them. I have about 10 arrowheads and a lot of other rocks. One of the looks like a half a moon smiling it is really cool.

by,Dane

posted on Thu, 06/29/2006 - 4:48pm
Katie's picture
Katie says:

The badlands in north and south dakota. They are beautiful and you would enjoy them alot!

posted on Fri, 07/14/2006 - 2:04pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

One day I was in Arizona and I found a really cool rock. It looked like a oreo cookie. It was a oval shaped black rock with a white line in the middle of it.

-Kyle Bailey,2006

posted on Wed, 07/19/2006 - 10:56am
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Colton Hellman says:

I like to look for rocks in my back yard.... I found a big shiny one.
Colton

posted on Sat, 07/22/2006 - 3:43pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I Whent rock climbing one summer it was lots of fun! I think places like that should be saved.

posted on Mon, 08/07/2006 - 11:41am
Anna's picture
Anna says:

i was once on a tour with my family and we whent down to the beach and looked for rocks with fossils in it. i found a couple of rocks in them. it was a whole lot of fun, my dad didn't find any rocks though! hehehehehe

posted on Wed, 08/16/2006 - 4:11pm
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thejerm says:

I found some very interesting rock samples on the shores of Lake Supierior near Grand Marais. The rocks are smooth and has red, white, or blue crystals in them that resemble large grains of rice. They are very unique indeed

posted on Fri, 08/18/2006 - 2:52pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

We recently went to see the banded iron formation in northern Minnesota. As we stood there, gazing at it, a wolf walked by down the road-in boad daylight! It was uber cool.

posted on Tue, 08/22/2006 - 12:24pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i found an agate on the side of the road!

posted on Thu, 08/24/2006 - 12:33pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I was walking on the shore of Lake Superior and we found a 2.6 pound Agate and while walking the agate broke and it was granite IT STUNK!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Thu, 08/24/2006 - 1:30pm
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agatemaster says:

I found a 2-4 pound unformed tube agate that i almost didnt take from the pit because i didnt know what it was at first but i took it anways and brought it to agate days and one table said it was the best thing they seen at agate days and offered me 400 dollars for it!

posted on Mon, 09/04/2006 - 11:02pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

sometime back in the 90s i found a really nice piece of tompsonite which i had made into a necklace. found on the shore of lake superior.

posted on Fri, 09/15/2006 - 8:15pm
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Josh Snyder says:

One time i found these really cool rocks at a football game at my town. Two were red and the rest were silver. They were SO COOL! I think everyone should be able to experience rock hunting as I did. Good luck to all you ROCK HUNTERS!

posted on Fri, 10/27/2006 - 12:25pm
emilie's picture
emilie says:

I love to collect rocks there are so many different kinds of rocks

posted on Sat, 10/28/2006 - 5:13pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i know right

posted on Sat, 03/29/2008 - 4:29pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I go to Duluth a lot and they have tons of cool rocks.We go on walks and little bay, but there are hauge rocks there.I find tons of granit.Some of the rocks I find is sandstone,bluerite,tanand purple querts.Bye!

posted on Sun, 10/29/2006 - 3:18pm
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Macy says:

I was on vacation and found a large cliff with Native American paintings on the rock.

posted on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 12:58pm
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SARA J says:

I WENT AND SAW MANY ROCKS AT THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL Park AND IT WAS REALLY COOL! I LEARNED A LOT AND IT WAS FUN!

posted on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 1:59pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I went in the forest in my backyard and I found a fossil of a fish.

posted on Thu, 11/02/2006 - 3:33pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i went to white water to find them when i was digging i found a shark toooth.

posted on Wed, 11/08/2006 - 3:55pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

kooleo i go there every year

posted on Thu, 11/09/2006 - 12:33pm
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JESSICA HEADSON says:

THIS ONE TIME I WAS UP AT MY CAMPER AND WE WERE HAVING A SCHOOLS OUT PARTY AND WE HAD A SCAVENGER HUNT AND WE HAD TO FING ALL THESE DIFFERENT ROCKS AND WE GOT LOST TRYING TO FIND THEM AND WHEN WE GOT BACK WE WERE IN 1ST PLACE CUZ NO ONE ELSE WHO FOUND ALL THE RIGHT ROCKS AND OTHER NATURE STUFF!!!! yay!!!!

posted on Fri, 11/10/2006 - 10:11pm
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tyler laufenberg says:

at my friends house we found rocks from lake Agacy. they where clear and you could scach them easly and wash off the scrach.

posted on Sat, 11/11/2006 - 1:52pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

One time I found this really cool looking rock and my teacher wanted to keep it and now its on her top shelf

posted on Sat, 11/11/2006 - 5:50pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Go to South Dakota And look in caves its relly cool.

posted on Sat, 11/11/2006 - 5:52pm
kj's picture
kj says:

i've always collect many different interesting rocks along and in lake superiour, my mother also did it when she was younger and we have cans full of interesting looking rocks.

posted on Mon, 11/13/2006 - 1:13pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I once went rock climing with my dad. we were in california. it was really cold and we had to use crampons, which i remember because they have a funny name

donnie mcarthur

posted on Tue, 11/14/2006 - 1:29pm
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Silvia Maan says:

One time I found an agate in my shoe. I showed it to my momie. she was so proud, and told me not to drag dirt into the house

love,

SILVIE

posted on Tue, 11/14/2006 - 1:35pm
sydney's picture
sydney says:

That is very cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Thu, 11/16/2006 - 12:09pm
Alissa's picture
Alissa says:

This Museum is the best. It fills our minds with fun and interesting facts about allsorts of things! There are all sorts of neat exibits and things to look at. This is always cool for me to come here and learn more then I already knew. It is so awsome!!!!!!!!

P.S. Good luck in the future with awsome Museum!

posted on Mon, 11/20/2006 - 11:35am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

in 2005 my family went to yellowstone national park and we had lots of fun.

posted on Wed, 11/22/2006 - 1:23pm
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ananomys says:

in 2006 my family went up to chaska to search for rocks, climb rocks, and just to plain old have fun. we got to climb rocks for hours and i even found a perfectly heart shaped rock. it was so cool that when i found it i yelled '' hey mom, dad i found a cool rock. 'come here! and even until this day i have this rock and still hold on to it today. i love searching for rocks and climbing them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Wed, 11/22/2006 - 1:29pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I've always loved rocks. I use them as tools for massage...

posted on Sat, 11/25/2006 - 1:30pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

My fossil story: My school goes to the brickyards every year. I recently went and found tons of neat fossils! Wow!

posted on Sun, 11/26/2006 - 4:23pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

My school goes to a rock museum every year, and we also go to a brickyard and find lots of awesome rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sat, 05/05/2007 - 2:14pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

We have lots of cool rocks on the shore of Lake Superior in Wisconsin.

posted on Mon, 11/27/2006 - 11:35am
danni's picture
danni says:

I was thinking when I was in the Science Museum how weird it would be to have my body in Body Worlds and everyone see it. But I guess it would not matter because I would not know. Because I would be dead.

posted on Thu, 11/30/2006 - 2:16pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

wow i had an experience of a lifetime up on those rocky mountains whoa scary scary don't go on them alone

posted on Fri, 12/01/2006 - 4:18pm
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mad and angry says:

to museum
I thought this museum was really disgusting and wroung !!!!! The evendence that they are teaching everyone is fake and wroung!!!! they should post all the evendince not only evendence that supports there thery they shold tell all the facts..not only theroys about evoluion......

Soo next time u make a musuem it should be about technoloy and carrer choices for young and how u can change the future.

posted on Sun, 12/03/2006 - 3:08pm
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A Concerned Person says:

Mad and Angry ought to learn to spell, and perhaps should give some thought to things before spouting off about that which she knows little of. If you don't care for science, why did you come?

posted on Mon, 02/19/2007 - 1:47pm
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Well, I don't mind bad spelling so much but the museum isn't going to change it's focus away from accepted science. While we want to welcome everyone to learn about science we aren't going to compromise our message based on differing beleifs that are not supported by evidence.

Evolution is on of the key pillars on which our understanding of biology is based and therefore and important aspect of our museum. Read more in the Science Museum's official position on evolution.

posted on Mon, 02/19/2007 - 3:19pm
brookie's picture
brookie says:

how rude

posted on Thu, 05/10/2007 - 1:25pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I thought I found a piece of coal on a trail in the woods, once. It was all black and had rough spots all over. A lot of parts on it were shiny, but not all of it .

posted on Sun, 12/10/2006 - 4:09pm
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abdul-hafeez says:

i like the minerals inside the rocks and how they are all shiny

posted on Fri, 12/15/2006 - 11:44am
Kathy's picture
Kathy says:

Minerals are shiny because of luster. Luster is how rocks shine against the sun.

posted on Sat, 12/16/2006 - 4:01pm
Griffin's picture
Griffin says:

one time I found a fossilized leaf inside a rock. my brother found it.

posted on Sat, 12/23/2006 - 1:10pm
San Antonio's picture
San Antonio says:

Went rock hunting around I-35 and several different ancient aquatic shell and animal fossils. Real good place to observe the many bands in the rock and see the color difference.

posted on Tue, 12/26/2006 - 6:23pm
Christine's picture
Christine says:

"wow i didn't know that the MT.Range of the great mountain!"

posted on Wed, 12/27/2006 - 3:32pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

State parks, especially the great ones in MN, are great places to look for rocks, especially around the places where not many people hike. Gooseberry falls and and the Superior shore are amazing displays of different types of rock.

posted on Thu, 12/28/2006 - 5:20pm
ALEX's picture
ALEX says:

MY ROCK HUNTING SKILLS HELPED ME FIND AN ARROWHEAD MADE BY A ROCK MADE OF OBSIDEAN.

posted on Sat, 12/30/2006 - 3:16pm
Georgie's picture
Georgie says:

I think so 2. u r so right. Dinosaur fossils are aaawwwwwweeeeeessssooooooommmmmmmmmeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sat, 12/30/2006 - 3:46pm
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Anna lianna kwork says:

When I wasabout 5 or six I went to the brick yards with my Dad. It was so awsome . I found 106 FOSSILS. For the hundreth day of school and Monroe elmentry school I brought all my Fossils

posted on Sun, 12/31/2006 - 7:32pm
ano's picture
ano says:

well when i used to go to mounds park elemetary we allways used to have a parade our whole school would walk up to mounds park and play there but when i got in 6th grade me and my friends went across the street and went to see the rocks but the were big we were to scared to go down it because we thought we would get hurt but ne ways you should visit this spot its really interesting!!!!!!Peace out ♥ BrItTaNy

posted on Wed, 01/03/2007 - 12:52pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I think when you go rock hunting you should pick your favorit rocks.

posted on Fri, 01/05/2007 - 3:55pm
 Isak's picture
Isak says:

It was very good.It was lots of fun.I found a pretty rock,with the colors. It was red blue and pink.

posted on Fri, 01/05/2007 - 6:05pm
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WILLIAM says:

I HAVE COLLECTED ROCKS FROM LAKE SUPERIOR AND EVERY ALL OVER THE NORTH SHORE. I hAve sandstone, basalt, and many others. I enjoy collecting rocks. Rocks help me understand how the earth was formed.

posted on Sun, 01/07/2007 - 2:41pm
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shellyssynjin says:

i found this multicolored rock when i was searching in my lake for my swim trunks. it was like the coolest rock i've ever seen in my entire life. It was colors of a sunset and made me feel deep emotions when i found it buryed underneath the sand in my lake. i found my trunks too..

posted on Thu, 01/18/2007 - 12:07pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I found what looked like the spine off of a spinosaurus aegypticus and I brought it in to the field museum in chicago and they said I was right.

posted on Sat, 01/27/2007 - 4:04pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

My grandparents have a dirt road that my cousin and I like to find agets on

posted on Sat, 01/27/2007 - 5:20pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I was in northern Minnesota hunting rocks on the Iron Range. It had been weeks, and no game to be found. Watching rocks from my stand was getting dull, believe it or not. I couldn't. Just then, a fourteen point fairly sized specimen of granite came my way. This was it: the culmination of my efforts were finally coming around. I aimed my 12 gauge shot gun directly into the granite's sparkly facade. Just then it saw me! I managed to knick it's side, but it tumbled away. Luckily I was able to follow its tracks into the woods and finish the job. Three days later I came home with the granite fully gutted and ready to serve. It was my best rock hunting experience that I can remember.

posted on Fri, 02/02/2007 - 6:56pm
bryan kennedy's picture

Funny funny, but I wouldn't like to see what taking a shotgun to a granite face would do. Very unsafe for you and your hunting companions. Probably best to leave the shotgun at home when foraging for rocks. But I like this cute story.

posted on Mon, 02/05/2007 - 12:10pm
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MADI says:

I LOVE ROCKS,I EVEN COLLECT ROCKS.

posted on Sat, 02/10/2007 - 4:55pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i go hunting for rocks and i love collecting rocks it is so fun to find out what different kinds of rocks you can find.

posted on Sat, 02/10/2007 - 6:47pm
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GRACE BURNS says:

I WENT TO THE BLACK HILLS AND MY BROTHER FOUND A REALY COOL FOSIL. WE DO NOT KNOW WHAT IT IS BUT WE THINK IT IS A BIRD FOSIL.

posted on Sun, 02/11/2007 - 3:32pm
AmAnDa's picture
AmAnDa says:

COOL

posted on Tue, 02/13/2007 - 11:01am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I bet that its not a bird fossil. it was probably just some chicken bones that someone just left and littered.

posted on Tue, 02/13/2007 - 11:33am
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AmAnDa LaRsOn says:

one time i went to the black hills and i was playing in the sand and found some bones. maybe they were fossils....i i dont know but i kept it.

posted on Tue, 02/13/2007 - 10:58am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

how can you not know if its a fossil or not? its just a rock but of has imprints then it prob a fossil. smart one

posted on Tue, 02/13/2007 - 11:42am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Can you sell fossils to a science museum?

posted on Thu, 02/15/2007 - 12:43pm
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Kristi Curry Rogers says:

Amazingly enough, it is legal to sell fossils to a science museum, as long as the fossils that you want to sell were legally collected. In the United States this means that they have to come from private property, with permission from the owner. Fossils found on public lands (like in State Parks, or on Bureau of Land Management or State lands) cannot be bought and sold at all, and can't even be collected without a special permit. The problem with a commercial collecting operation (where people are buying and selling fossils) is that selling them often removes them from potential study or exhibition. That is the primary reason that museums will occasionally buy important fossils (like Sue, the famous Tyrannosaurus rex fossil that the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago bought from Sotheby's) - it is, at times, the only way to keep really important, unique specimens available to the public, and to the research community.

Thanks for the great question!

Kristi Curry Rogers, Ph. D.
Curator of Paleontology
Science Museum of Minnesota

posted on Thu, 02/15/2007 - 4:42pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I've never found a rock. Only at rock stores.

posted on Fri, 02/16/2007 - 2:30pm
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ErinL. says:

I was on vacation and the hotel I stayed at had a rock-hounding trip to a loacal beach on Lake Superior and Iwent and there were really a lot of colorful and interesing rocks.

posted on Sat, 02/17/2007 - 5:36pm
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Benjamin Age 11 says:

I find rocks all around my yard and try to see where they came from.

posted on Sun, 02/18/2007 - 1:04pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

There was once a great episode on the Outer Limits about these talking rocks which really were alien beings.

posted on Sun, 02/18/2007 - 4:23pm
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COOKIES/[email protected]#$ says:

Rocks are cool, and my dad has been to a mountain!Also my best friend loves rocks and so do I.

posted on Mon, 02/19/2007 - 2:46pm
kristina's picture
kristina says:

well I mostly find good rocks on my driveway(I have arack driveway) there really colerful and have alot of diferrent shapes.

posted on Mon, 02/19/2007 - 5:10pm
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NICOLETTE says:

I LIVE IN DULUTH,AND I GO TO DIFFERENT BEACHES AND LAKES,TO FIND REALLY COOL ROCKS AND AGATES. SOMETIMES I FIND BORING ROCKS AND I PAINT THEM TO MAKE THEM LOOK PRETTY.

posted on Wed, 02/21/2007 - 2:54pm
MB's picture
MB says:

I went rock hunting about 2 years ago with my cousin, my aunt, and my aunt's 2 friends. It was pretty cool.

posted on Fri, 02/23/2007 - 5:10pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I HAVE A CEMENT AND BRICK COLLECTION IN MY CLUBHOUSE! THEN SOMEONE WENT AND MESSED WITH IT SO NOW I HAVE LIKE HALF OF WHAT I USED TO. BUT I STILL HAVE A LOT!

posted on Wed, 02/28/2007 - 1:22pm
brooke's picture
brooke says:

i studied rocks in 2nd grade

posted on Mon, 03/05/2007 - 11:33am
piper's picture
piper says:

I like to make a collection of rocks from Lake Gitchigumee. I am 4 years old.

posted on Wed, 03/07/2007 - 2:47pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

HI, I LIKE TO SEARCH FOR ROCKS 2. HAVE FUN ROCK SEARCHING! I KNOW I WILL

posted on Fri, 03/09/2007 - 12:21pm
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Emma Grund says:

I have seen some dried red wood rocks.Have you seen some? I am 10 years old.

posted on Sat, 03/10/2007 - 12:52pm
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Jake Jenson says:

I found a fossil in the South Dakota Badlands on our camping trip one summer. I put it into our car but when we got home I couldn't find it . : (

posted on Sat, 03/10/2007 - 3:57pm
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Homie Gurl says:

Thats really sad that you couldn't find it, but I bet you were pretty proud when you found it!?!

posted on Sat, 08/09/2008 - 3:08pm
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Celeste says:

Last year we went on a filedtrip to Lilydale to look at fossils in the rocks there. I didn't find any, but some kids found a lot. It was pretty cool, too. =]

posted on Sat, 03/10/2007 - 7:35pm
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Anonymous says:

in 6th grade i went to wolf ridge. in one class we had to look for rocks and i found 9 different rocks, 3 of them the teacher had not seen there before. everyone else got 6 rocks at the most.

posted on Sun, 03/11/2007 - 3:03pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Fossils are what tells us about the past. It's how we found out who evolved from what. It's made knowledge that much greater

posted on Sun, 03/18/2007 - 11:24am
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Venom2o says:

me and my friend like looking at rocks and one day i found a fossil and it was so cool!!!!!

Good luck to fossil hunters every where.

posted on Mon, 03/19/2007 - 3:05pm
Emma's picture
Emma says:

some of the bones on dinosaurs here were found by my great grandpa. and this year i went fossil finding with my mom it was cool

posted on Tue, 03/20/2007 - 11:47am
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Kylene Kingsley says:

my dad and i went to the grand canyon ans saw lots of new rocks that we havent seen before.It was awsome!!!!!!!!

posted on Tue, 03/20/2007 - 1:27pm
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sam hanson says:

i have seen pretty rocks at lake kabetogama there is cool rocks!!

posted on Thu, 03/22/2007 - 1:42pm
Joseph's picture
Joseph says:

it is cool

posted on Thu, 03/22/2007 - 2:21pm
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courtneyfromdallas says:

okay, well i am from Texas and i love rocks. the Minnesota state rock is really cool. I have never seen one like it.
It is one of my favorites so far!
GO DALLAS STARS:]

posted on Thu, 03/22/2007 - 2:31pm
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Ella Rocks says:

I collect rocks and have a rock polisher. I have a fossil rock that is over 145 million years old! Sa-Weet.

posted on Sat, 03/24/2007 - 2:07pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i DOVE UP TO DULUTH... THE ROCKS WERE SO COOL

posted on Sat, 03/24/2007 - 3:40pm
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Calla says:

Now I want to drive down Summit and see the houses that you showed me!!!

posted on Sat, 03/24/2007 - 4:37pm
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Kylie says:

I went to wolf ridge by dulth and i saw really cool rock formations and it just reminded me how cool rocks are.

posted on Sat, 03/24/2007 - 4:43pm
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Anonymous says:

i think that after the movie that i just saw, people should really take care of the enviroment!

posted on Sun, 03/25/2007 - 5:00pm
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Roxy Cowgirl says:

I went up to Duluth many times in my life and I spend days on the beach walking up and down collecting rocks. The last time I went was with my second and third cousins and we spent all of the 3 or 4 days up there at a campground across the road from Lake Superior and at least 5 times a day we would go to the rocky beach and rock hunt. I found some really good treasures and displayed them on my windowsill when I got home. My favorites were the ones that sparkled when they were wet and in the sun. I can't wait till the next time I go up there cuz I wanna find a superior agate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-Roxy Cowgirl ( or barbie if you ask my classmates )

posted on Thu, 03/29/2007 - 4:29pm
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Roxy Cowgirl says:

I live in the country so my neighbors are far away compared to living in a rural community. That's good for them cuz sometimes they get downwind of our cattle barn but anyways I was walking to the neighbors and I found an arrowhead like the ones that indians used and stuff. It was really coolio. I was gunna tie it on a stick like a spear but instead my 2 younger sisters got ahold of it and I have no clu where it went. i was bummed. BUMMER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Thu, 03/29/2007 - 4:33pm
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Carly says:

I like the grannite that we have in our state. Its cool. I like eggits too, even though we don't have many around here. I love minnestoa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Fri, 03/30/2007 - 1:16pm
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saphira__1995 says:

my grandparents have a cottage at the lake, and my mom takes long walks on the beach and picks up all kinds of rocks and stones that we use for all kinds of crafts! i am so glad i can be a part of it.

posted on Fri, 03/30/2007 - 7:04pm
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Jillian Andresen says:

When my family went to Lake Superior, we tried to find agates - it's A LOT harder than we thought!

posted on Sat, 03/31/2007 - 2:03pm
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Anonymous says:

i think it's fun!

posted on Sat, 03/31/2007 - 2:39pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i love rock hunting

posted on Sat, 03/31/2007 - 2:48pm
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pashyn says:

i went fossil hunting last year found really cool fosils but got dirty

posted on Sat, 03/31/2007 - 4:02pm
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Anonymous says:

when me and my sister were at our old house we thought that we found a huge t rex bone by our house and we worked on it forever but then we found out it was only a piece of concrete lol

posted on Sat, 03/31/2007 - 4:54pm
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Bailley Hauser says:

When I was 10 I went to a campsite in Wisconsin with my cousin and we found some really cool rocks. We painted them and named them.

posted on Mon, 04/02/2007 - 4:12pm
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Josiah says:

I really like rock exhibits and archaeologists and dinosaurs and someday I want to be an archaeologist. I even have a rock collection at home.

posted on Tue, 04/03/2007 - 11:53am
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LEXIE says:

i have been doing rocks in 3rd grade and if you cant break it into any more pieces it is a mineral.some rocks have soe color on it.some rocks can be small and some big it can still look really cool still. if you use a magafinglass for small pieces. when you look so close at it.it will look so cool i did it in 3rd grade.also it might look like something you seen before or it might not you never know.it depends what it is .good bye

posted on Thu, 04/05/2007 - 1:34pm
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Anonymous says:

i found ROCK THT LOOKED LIKE a beehive and a honey comb at the same time!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sun, 04/08/2007 - 4:07pm
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Anonymous says:

rock hunting is a great way to help you about nature and its history. i myself love rockhunting it is so cool! keep collecting.

posted on Mon, 04/09/2007 - 12:16pm
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Anonymous says:

ONCE I WENT IN MY FRONTYARD AND FOUND A ARROWHEAD IT SAS GREENISH/BROWN IT WAS THE BEST THING I HAD EVERYL SEEN.

posted on Mon, 04/09/2007 - 12:21pm
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JERROD says:

I LIKE TO LOOK FOR ROCKS BY RR TRacks

posted on Wed, 04/11/2007 - 10:41am
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Anonymous says:

Gooseberry Falls is the best place for rock hunting and rock climbing. I hunted it ALL day long. It was fun fun fun!!!! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

posted on Fri, 04/13/2007 - 10:38am
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Anonymous says:

i luv rock hunting! it is totally awesome

posted on Sat, 04/14/2007 - 12:25pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

THE PICTURES ARE REALLY COOL!!!!

posted on Tue, 04/17/2007 - 11:48am
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colin says:

you guys rock

posted on Tue, 04/17/2007 - 12:55pm
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Anonymous says:

I one time was up at a lake, and I went rock hunting and found tons and tons of geodes. It was awesome.

posted on Fri, 04/20/2007 - 1:31pm
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alexandria hernanndez says:

hey wats up i was at a feild trip in north dakota and i fell in a pile of rocks an then wen they found me they notice that was a really expencive rock then i got a peice but i lost it in my pocket

posted on Mon, 04/23/2007 - 11:59am
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ZACK says:

ROCKS R COOL TO C WUTS IN SIDE OF THEM.

posted on Wed, 05/02/2007 - 12:15pm
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meg says:

i know. they are so interesting!!

posted on Fri, 04/04/2008 - 10:32am
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Anonymous says:

One time I was walking on a field. I saw many agates.

posted on Sat, 05/05/2007 - 2:10pm
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SAM ROLLING STONES says:

FOR SCHOOL WE WENT TO A PLACE AND WE FOUND AN AWSOME BONE THAT LOOKED LIKE A CHERRIO. WE GOT TO BRING THE BONES WE FOUND HOME WITH US! I THOUGHT THAT THAT WAS A COOL IDEA. DON'T YOU.

posted on Sun, 05/06/2007 - 4:13pm
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ALYSSA WILLIAMS says:

MY FAMILY AND I WENT TO HIDDEN FALLS AND I CLIMBED UP IT IT WAS SO MUCH FUN I ACUTUALLY GOT TO TOUCH THE FALLS IT WAS ALOT OF FUN (IF I DIDENT MENTION THAT ALREADY.)

ALYSSA

posted on Mon, 05/07/2007 - 1:02pm
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Hannah says:

We have different kinds of rock in Montana

posted on Thu, 05/10/2007 - 11:29am
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CAREBEAR says:

I USED TO USE ROCKS TO SMOOTH STICKS OR I WOULD MAKE TOOLS WITH THEM.
I DID IT A LOT WITH MY SISTER, SARAH.

posted on Tue, 05/15/2007 - 1:12pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

me 2

posted on Fri, 03/28/2008 - 1:13pm
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Erica says:

oh, that is so cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sat, 03/29/2008 - 12:40pm
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CAREBEAR says:

FINDING DIFFERENT KINDS OF ROCKS IS GREAT FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Tue, 05/15/2007 - 1:18pm
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mam says:

i like to collcelct rocks

posted on Thu, 05/17/2007 - 2:21pm
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Anonymous says:

Am going to minnesota this summer and want to know if anyone has any cool rock/fossil/arrowhead hunting areas they can share????

posted on Mon, 05/21/2007 - 7:22pm
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johnny veng says:

found cool rocky fossil things yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Wed, 05/23/2007 - 1:04pm
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Hunter Schelander says:

I HAVE SO MANEY DIFFERENT ROCKS IN MY OWN DRIVEWAY OR IN MY NEBIEORS YARD I HAVE SO MUCH FUN

posted on Thu, 06/07/2007 - 6:07pm
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fancypants man says:

this one time i was digging in my backyard for fossils and i found the cutest little mole, i named the mole molesworth and we got to know each other very well. well as most people know whenever there is a mole, there's usually a fossil somewhere nearby, so i kept digging. me and molesworth discovered the magical underground land of fancypants. in fancypants land you can do whatever you want all the time as long as you're wearing fancy pants. i of course, had the fanciest of all the pants, but molesworth had to turn back because he wasn't wearing any pants=( but then i ventured further and further into the wonderful land of fancypants and mingled with the local fancypants residents. it turns out that fancypants land has the fanciest pants of all the land. this is when i got very freaked out and left. i dont' have any money for wonderful fancy pants. especially not the fanciest pants of all the land. sometimes i still dream about fancypants land, i also dream about molesworth, i haven't seen him since. one day i will return to fancypants land and buy molesworth the fanciest of all the pants. but until then, i will continiue to file my paperwork and daydream about fancy adventures.

thanks for listening

posted on Wed, 06/13/2007 - 3:33pm
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This is a great little story, even if it is a bit fantastical.

posted on Sun, 06/17/2007 - 12:26pm
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Hamie says:

in2nd grade iu learned about dinos. it was soooooooo cool! and once went hunting andfounda really cool fossil it was swirly. bye bye!

posted on Sat, 06/16/2007 - 5:43pm
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Anonymous says:

my science teacher gave me a piece of a dinosuar bone that is the size of a piece of steak

posted on Sun, 06/17/2007 - 3:23pm
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tfdytxhftyx says:

rock hunting is boring. i could find more interesting stuff in my back yard.

posted on Thu, 06/21/2007 - 1:41pm
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Dominator says:

I remember at recess (at my school) I would always look for fossils in the rocks. (I was the new kid so I did not have much to do anyway) I usually found old beehive pieces but one day I actually found a trilobyte! I was so happy that I almost showed everybody in the school!

posted on Wed, 06/27/2007 - 3:43pm
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Anonymous says:

rocks are great, roks are fun, rocks are yum for everyone

posted on Sat, 06/30/2007 - 10:35am
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Anonymous says:

ONCE AT MY DADS HOUSE I WAS WALKING AROUND THE FARM AND I FOUND SOME ANIMAL BONES AND I BROUGHT THEM INSIDE AND MY DAD SAID THEY WERE PROBABLY DOG BONES FROM THE PEOPLE WHO USED TO LIVE IN THIS HOUSE AND THEIR DOG DIED SO THEY BURIED IT AND IT ADVENTUILY CAME BACK UP TO GROUND LEVEL.

posted on Tue, 07/03/2007 - 6:51pm
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Katie L. says:

I live in Iowa so I collect lots of geodes. And I love the crystal look!

posted on Thu, 07/12/2007 - 3:09pm
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Marco Dandruff says:

My sister used to collect rocks. They're ok.

posted on Thu, 07/12/2007 - 3:13pm
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Anonymous says:

i love rocks their awsome! go rocks go rocks! go!! rocks rocks rocks i love rocks i study them all the time i dont have friends thats just what i do all the time is find rocks and study them...they have shapes sizes color they cool

posted on Fri, 07/13/2007 - 4:48pm
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Anonymous says:

i once found a fossilrock in my back yard. it was awesomly awesome! :)

posted on Mon, 07/16/2007 - 1:15pm
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Captain Jean Luke Picard says:

I have experienced many types of fossils, minerals and rocks in my time as captain of the U.S.S Enterprise. We have an archive of species, plants and minerals stored aboard the ship. I like to flip through them once in a while to reminisce on my past adventures. I hope that every young explorer that reads this will be encouraged to make their own discoveries in the final frontier that they have yet to discover.
Sincerely,
Captain Jean Luke Picard
U.S.S Enterprise

posted on Sun, 07/22/2007 - 3:59pm
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Hannah says:

well i go rock hunting all the time with my brother He colcts rocks 1 time we went 2 the connon ball and found petrified pinecone! it was SOs cool! Rocks have their own history and they are cool to look at thats all OH and im from ND!

posted on Thu, 07/26/2007 - 3:31pm
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Drama Queen says:

once when i was little i found a rock in the woods behind my backyard that looked like it could have been from jupiter. it was so cool!

posted on Sat, 08/11/2007 - 2:31pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

my rock experience is is fourth grade we had to find a rock and tell about it. It was really cool
.

posted on Tue, 08/21/2007 - 11:35am
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emma says:

what rock thingy are you talking about????? im confused. i really like that picture postcard thing though! that entertained me for a looooonnnnnggggggg time. fun stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

posted on Wed, 08/22/2007 - 4:50pm
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Tracy says:

The most interesting rocks i have seen are the ones that the SMM parking lot have been carved into. Just proves to show you don't have to go far to find interesting rocks!

posted on Sun, 09/02/2007 - 6:39pm
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rockwtite says:

rock hunting is so cool. so rock hunters keep on rocking and collecting.

posted on Thu, 09/27/2007 - 7:03pm
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JOSEPHINE says:

HUNTING ROCKS IS ALWAYS FUN when you really do find something cool! cha!!!!!!!

posted on Tue, 10/09/2007 - 1:41pm
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Danielle says:

i always go rock hunting when i go with my aunt rock hunting is really fun

posted on Sat, 10/20/2007 - 6:29pm
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Anonymous says:

at my preschool we ffound what look liked a dinasour bone!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sun, 10/28/2007 - 2:15pm
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tentails says:

I have a grandma who lives in twoharbors and there is alot of stuff you can find.

posted on Sun, 11/11/2007 - 3:55pm
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grace and i am 5 says:

me and my family went rock hunting at grand marias. we saw fireworks and lots of great rocks along the shore. some we brought back home others we threw in the lake. we found rocks that were pink, blue, and many other colors. my mommy and daddy were there and went to the duluth zoo. i want to go back this coming summer.

posted on Fri, 11/23/2007 - 4:05pm
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Anonymous says:

I like collecting rocks.

posted on Sun, 12/09/2007 - 3:38pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i went to the grandcanyon it was cool!!!!

posted on Sat, 12/29/2007 - 5:23pm
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Agent Theo says:

i found huge, awesome rock when i was rock climbing!

posted on Mon, 12/31/2007 - 3:39pm
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kathy says:

I enjoy going thru the caves in SE MN--where it is the Karst geology. It's amazing how many miles of tunnels there are underground. You can never guess that by looking at the surface land!

posted on Sat, 01/05/2008 - 4:29pm
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Anyone says:

I went to a amethest mine once.I went with my grandma(she is a rockhound).

posted on Thu, 01/10/2008 - 5:32pm
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thomas and grandma says:

Usually T. Rex is smaller than allosaurus. Stegasaurus usually has spikes as big as baseball bats.

posted on Sun, 02/03/2008 - 2:26pm
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JOSEPH LAWTON FROM MILWAUKEE says:

I LIKE HUNTING FOR ROCKS. THIS WAS A GREAT EXHIBIT. I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT ROCKS.

posted on Sat, 02/09/2008 - 3:56pm
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Teddy says:

Im pretty crazy, and luv rock collecting...My favorite rock is eggates and luv searching for them! I just saw the movie Alps and want to be a rock climber person now.=)

posted on Sat, 02/09/2008 - 5:23pm
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kallihegerle says:

I am 8 years old.some tims I seach for rocks.once I fond a airohead. and a fossil .I was Excited

posted on Sat, 02/09/2008 - 8:07pm
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brandon says:

we had a 145 year old oak tree in our back yard.

posted on Mon, 02/18/2008 - 4:15pm
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Charlotte says:

when i was in 4th grade i went fossil digging.

posted on Thu, 02/28/2008 - 3:25pm
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Samantha A. says:

one time when i was in north dakota i found a really cool rock that was really a fossil. but i dropped under my grandma's porch and she got it for me.

posted on Sun, 03/02/2008 - 3:42pm
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alice says:

I collect rocks, and my dad brings me agates from his travels.

posted on Mon, 03/17/2008 - 3:55pm
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Anonymous says:

One time in Duluth I found a few agates.

posted on Sat, 09/13/2008 - 7:38pm
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kayrgmoo! says:

Hi!
I went to Lilydale on a homeschool science trip.I found a cheerio shaped fossil.My teacher said it was very good.

------------------------------Kayla R G

posted on Wed, 03/19/2008 - 4:56pm
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nicholas rutherford says:

We were up in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. We stayed at a bed and breakfest last summer in 2007. We came to Canada 1, 2, or 3 years ago to mine Amythist at an amythist mine and we mined for a couple hours and then we left back to town.

posted on Sat, 03/22/2008 - 2:38pm
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zach R says:

on june 6th my family is going to alaska. WE are going to swim under a glacier. we might go dog sleding. We will go on a walk up a mountain we might look for cool rockes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sat, 03/22/2008 - 2:46pm
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jordan says:

I went to the Grand Canyon and my friends and me went looking for cool stones. We found a lot.

posted on Tue, 03/25/2008 - 12:08pm
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R. U. Gellin says:

i was never interested in all of this stuff before but seeing the dinosaur fossils and the other ancient fossils made me realize that it isn't all that bad. thank you for your exhibit and your time.

posted on Wed, 03/26/2008 - 5:55pm
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Anonymous says:

my moms uncel worked at a museum.he gave her a real dino bone.

posted on Fri, 03/28/2008 - 4:55pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

my moms uncle gave her a real dion bone.

posted on Fri, 03/28/2008 - 4:56pm
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mandie says:

well this one time when i was in 3rd grade [last year] we went on a field trip to the country. it was really cool and we saw ALOT of rocks. i picked some up but my teacher told me to leave them there in their natural enviornment. i want to go back someday and get them. i just really love rocks.

posted on Fri, 03/28/2008 - 7:21pm
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Anonymous says:

this exhibit rules!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sat, 03/29/2008 - 11:29am
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Anonymous says:

it does not rule it....ROCKS! jk.

posted on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 12:32pm
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Erica says:

this stuff ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Sat, 03/29/2008 - 12:38pm
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Anna Domler says:

I think it is interesting.

posted on Sun, 03/30/2008 - 11:02am
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Samantha G. B. says:

I know a great place to hunt for rocks -- when the tide is low in York Beach, Maine you can find lots of great rocks.

You can even find them when the tide is high up by the shore.

posted on Sun, 03/30/2008 - 2:36pm
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Anonymous says:

i looove carrots!! :) Carrots r nummy. does anybody really want to eat "genetically modified carrots"? I know i don't! Nobody should be messing with our food supply. people already aren't eating enough vegies as our food is now! and me and my buds say, and i quote, " Nobody should mess with our food. What if some to-be mom ate "genetarically modified carrots" and their baby had a birth defect?! " end quote.

posted on Sun, 03/30/2008 - 6:18pm
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Anonymous says:

i found this fossil on lake superior it was small i think it was just a shell from an animal but pretty cool!

posted on Sun, 03/30/2008 - 8:21pm
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Carkie says:

One time, I was kayaking in the great lakes and I decided to hop into the water, and i found a quartz!!!!

posted on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 1:39pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

rock hunting is fun!

posted on Mon, 03/31/2008 - 1:44pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i went to lilydale with my class at the beginning of the year and it was so much fun hunting for fossils! great place to look for fossils!

posted on Sat, 04/12/2008 - 4:19pm
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yo mama says:

I like rocks

posted on Sat, 04/12/2008 - 7:44pm
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James says:

When i was in duluth i saw a lot of rocks at the lake side.

posted on Wed, 04/23/2008 - 11:50am
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Anonymous says:

On my way to the airshow in oshkosh, wisconsin, my family stopped at a HUGE cliff of sedimentary rock ( I think it was sandstone ). We climbed on it a whole bunch and it was covered ( at least the lower part ) with spraypaint.

posted on Thu, 04/24/2008 - 4:00pm
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Anonymous says:

i look for very special and not so popular rocks!

posted on Thu, 05/01/2008 - 11:36am
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Sarah Zhang says:

I went fossil hunting in southwestern China. We pulled off on the high way and started the trip. I found a lot of sea shells.

posted on Sat, 05/03/2008 - 3:47pm
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Anonymous says:

When i went rock climbing with my dad I was a little nervouse at first. But when I started climbing it wasnt so bad.

posted on Thu, 05/08/2008 - 10:40am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

wheni was living along the mississipi river i found a fossil or i thought it was a fossil but it really wasn't and i got dissapointed. But I stillsecretly think that it was a fossil and even if it wasn't i wish it was

posted on Sun, 05/11/2008 - 12:40pm
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Anonymous says:

once i found a bone that i could not identify so when i got back i asked my s.s. teacher and he said not my problem. i felt so bad i dug a hole and put it back.

posted on Tue, 05/13/2008 - 9:48am
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renny says:

Me and some friends were looking for cool rocks outside of my school and we found something that looked like a fossilised shell. We had just finished a fossil unit and we knew that the shell was a mold.

posted on Wed, 06/04/2008 - 12:58pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

rock hunting is fun

posted on Sat, 06/07/2008 - 1:07pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

once i actuly found a rock that was a fosile it was 4feet tall and 9feet wide it was amazing to see.

posted on Fri, 06/13/2008 - 9:31am
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Theresa says:

My mother has a collection of fossils in our residence and they are very interesting and many questions arise in my mind whenever i observe these fossils. i am very exquisetly intrigued by them and am curious about the origin of these fossils. i recommend you all to take up the study of fossils. i entered this world exactly nine years ago and i have gained a lot of knowledge already. -Theresa, nine year old.

posted on Wed, 06/18/2008 - 1:40pm
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Anonymous says:

these pictures are cool

posted on Thu, 06/19/2008 - 12:34pm
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Ella says:

I went fossil hunting at lilydale park with my class and we saw lots of fossils. We even got to take one home!!!!!

posted on Fri, 06/20/2008 - 9:36am
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Will Bowers says:

Dinosaurs became extinct about 65,000,000 years ago.

posted on Sun, 06/29/2008 - 10:02am
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Anonymous says:

My family goes rock hunting every time that we are in northern Minnesota. We love looking for little treasures to keep as mementos from our various trips.

posted on Tue, 07/01/2008 - 6:01pm
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isaac says:

how big can a dinisor grow

posted on Thu, 07/03/2008 - 12:24pm
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Gene says:

Different species grew to be different sizes, anywhere from about 3 feet to almost 200 feet long!

posted on Fri, 07/04/2008 - 11:00pm
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Anonymous says:

A Dinisor can grow about ten or twenty inches.I know it small but still any dinisor can grow as long and tall as ist can.

posted on Fri, 07/04/2008 - 9:04pm
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bergen says:

how are fossils made

posted on Sat, 07/05/2008 - 12:59pm
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Gene says:

1. An animal dies.

2. It gets covered by some material -- mud, ash, silt, etc.

3. As it decays, the original bone is replaced, bit by bit, with minerals.

This explains most bone and shell fossils. There are other types of fossils as well:

Impressions, such as footprints. The mud which the footprint was made it hardens and turns to stone.

Carbonization, which accounts for many plant fossils. Most of the plant molecules break down, but the original carbon stays in place.

Mummification, where original material is preserved by conditions of extreme dryness, extreme cold, and/or lack of oxygen.

posted on Sat, 07/05/2008 - 8:37pm
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Garrett says:

I went rock hunting and brought back a lot of calcite and quartz. I even found a ankle bone of something.

posted on Sat, 07/05/2008 - 1:21pm
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Darian says:

I was out fishing with my dad, we were in one of the woody places around here, & i got bored of actually fishing, so i decidedto go up into the woods and look for some rocks. I found a cool-looking white one & i picked it up. I kept finding a bunch of ones that looked similar, and with all of my knowledge from CSI (exhibit coming soon YAY!! :D) i figured out that they were bones. i eventually found almost all & discovered it was the carcus of a bald eagle. Way COOL! :D

posted on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 3:34pm
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Anonymous says:

i once found REAL GOLD!!!!! it was really awesome. i took it to a place where they value rocks. it was worth big $$$$$$!!! my mom wouldn't let me keep it though. yup yup yup. so that's my story.

posted on Tue, 07/08/2008 - 5:06pm
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abby beissel says:

i go rock hunting all the time but one day i came across a very unique rock it sorta looked like a vry

posted on Thu, 07/10/2008 - 11:20am
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Saphiera Killingsworth says:

I was fossil hunting on a cliff near Paris, France, and I found a prehistoric footprint fossil.
I turned it in at the museum near there, and it is now a top display at that museum.

posted on Fri, 07/11/2008 - 1:18pm
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Anonymous says:

I always go rock hunting at the big back yard and bring lots home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Fri, 07/11/2008 - 2:27pm
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Anonymous says:

i've never been rock climbing but i would love to experience it !

posted on Mon, 07/14/2008 - 3:17pm
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bob the builder says:

this is stupid

posted on Mon, 07/14/2008 - 3:19pm
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robby says:

I once visited "Glass Mountain" in northern California. It is a huge mountain of black obsidian glass and volcanic pumice rock.

posted on Tue, 07/15/2008 - 3:37pm
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Anonymous says:

i was in elementary school and we searched for fossils when the teacher gave us the rocks. I thought it was pretty cool.

posted on Sat, 07/19/2008 - 5:00pm
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Anonymous says:

i found a fossil in a rock when i was little and it was so cool!!

posted on Sat, 07/19/2008 - 7:55pm
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Anonymous says:

It is so amazing to watch and learn about all these different kinds of skeleton structure...I'm glad I came here...

posted on Thu, 07/24/2008 - 2:46pm
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Emily P. says:

I went rock hunting at summer camp a few years ago and it was really awesome. We didn't find a whole lot, but the experience itself and how much our instructor knew was incredibly amazing

posted on Thu, 07/24/2008 - 3:22pm
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Maddie and Stephanie says:

The dinosaurs were huge. This exhibit is awesome! the fossils and bones were cool! We will come back to see more again another time.

posted on Mon, 07/28/2008 - 4:43pm
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Anonymous says:

Once I found a fossil down by my pond. It looked like a dog print. I live in PA so I don't know if anyone down here has found dog print fossils.

posted on Fri, 08/01/2008 - 5:44pm
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Anonymous says:

Wow great stories

posted on Sun, 08/03/2008 - 11:20am
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Nicklover says:

I collect lots of rocks and some are of granite. I hope to get some crstyls and different rocks to add to the collection

posted on Tue, 08/05/2008 - 11:22am
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Anonymous says:

yeah, go to yellowstone

posted on Wed, 08/06/2008 - 1:41pm
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Fred Smith says:

i love rock hunting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! haha i want to be a geologist!! :) :)

posted on Fri, 08/08/2008 - 7:49pm
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Homie Gurl says:

My BFF and I LOVE to collect rocks together! When I went over to her house one time I found Rose Quartz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) ;) :) ;)

posted on Sat, 08/09/2008 - 3:12pm
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eleanor gilleland says:

Well, my rock hunting adventure took place in Marinco Cave in Minnesota. I was in a team, scouts if you want to call us, and we discovered lots of cool fossils. I thought it wasawesome and so much fun!!

posted on Sun, 08/10/2008 - 3:27pm
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emilie says:

well we were @ itasca state park and we were right where the mississippi river starts and we found some pretty cool rocks...yeah so ne ways...we found some cool rock and we took them home...well actually we r not rly home yet..we r visiting from WI ...which is an awesome state by the way...

posted on Tue, 08/12/2008 - 7:32pm
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Kathryn S. says:

My brother and I, liked to look t different fossils and read about different dinosaurs. Whoever put this together, great job. Although I'd like to see more interactive activties.

posted on Fri, 08/15/2008 - 4:39pm
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Anonymous says:

we where just about ready to climb the mountain,,,,,when all of a sudden a cougar JUMPED out at us!!!! Then we started to run to our orginal destination, where we were going to dig for rocks!!! and we found all the geodes you could imagin!! It was amazing!!! So good luck to you all and have fun looking and digging for rocks! But most inportantly BE SAFE!!!

posted on Sun, 08/17/2008 - 2:51pm
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=D says:

i found a ton of fossils around the mississpii

posted on Mon, 08/18/2008 - 4:48pm
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gracie says:

once I went fossil hunting with my friends at Ice Age camp and I found a lot of fossils. We found fish bones and some teeth. We found so many that we had to put them in a bag.

posted on Wed, 08/20/2008 - 3:18pm
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Anonymous says:

our site is at our grandma's house out on her land there is a pit and there are tons of rocks to look for if you get permission maybe you could go look for yourself!: )

posted on Sat, 08/23/2008 - 5:34pm
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Nicholas Ebert says:

My favorite place to rock hunt is in Lincolnville Maine where we stayed on vacation. I found all kinds of rock but my mom and I liked the shale the most!

posted on Sun, 08/24/2008 - 6:32pm
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Anonymous says:

I went fossil hunting when I was in second grade. We found a real dinasor bone.

posted on Wed, 09/24/2008 - 12:46pm
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freckles says:

I go rock hunting all the time and once I found a fossil of some sort of sea creature and I believe it is part of the great big dinosaur that used to roam the earth called Icthyosaurus. It is a very amazing fossil and I wish I could someday share it with the world. I found the fossil on the rock sides of Lake Superior, near Duluth, Minnesota.

Love love love love love,
Freckles!

posted on Thu, 10/30/2008 - 1:47pm
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Kryptonite says:

One time I was scratching on a brick in my backyard and I found a spider that was carrying a he-uge agget. It was really cool.

The end.

posted on Thu, 10/30/2008 - 1:53pm
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Anonymous says:

My school went to Lily Dale Regional Park.

posted on Sun, 11/02/2008 - 3:22pm
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Anonymous says:

i thought it was cool cause i am reallly fasinated with rocks and they are fun to where they have been or what partsof them have broken off and how so ya u alll should try it sometimes rocks arent just a borning old lump some of them are really cool and interesting so ya i love u alll and have a great night and have fun with ur rock journey...................................................................i love apple pie.................................................................................

posted on Wed, 11/12/2008 - 2:49pm
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iowaboy says:

one earlier blogger mentioned the badlands in the dakotas, that is true how it's a good place for rock hunting. went there on a fmaily vacation when i was younger. there was even one place especially devoted to that pastime, in the western part of south dakota like murdo or wall, not all that far from mt. rushmore. part of the tour spoke about iron pyrite, aka 'fool's gold'.

posted on Wed, 11/12/2008 - 4:57pm
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Anonymous says:

I went to a fossil hunting b-day party for my friend Rachel we dug up a lot of intresting fossils from the river and her brother collected lots of sandstone. Know maybe my name will still be there.

posted on Sat, 11/22/2008 - 3:22pm
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Anonymous says:

our basement is made out of plattville limestone !

tor and vine

posted on Sun, 12/14/2008 - 3:28pm
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Anonymous says:

i went to a place about an hour from rochester,mn that was great, we found shell fossels and stuff

posted on Thu, 12/18/2008 - 2:03pm
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Anonymous says:

i go camping everymonth and in Februrary of 2008 we were down at Cannon Falls and we were hiking up to this hugecliffside when we came across this really cool lokking rock. i went to pick up the rock (which probally had a diameter of lik 2.5 feet) and underneath it was this white thing sticking up out of the ground a bit. we dug it up and it turned out to be an arm bone to some prehistoric rodent. it was pretty cool. :)

posted on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 5:21pm
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issy says:

i like to search for rocks with my mommy at my grandma's beach.

posted on Sun, 01/25/2009 - 12:30pm
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kaelyni says:

i really like finding fossils

posted on Sun, 01/25/2009 - 5:10pm
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Anonymous says:

This summer, I went to a brick yard to find a clay pit. I learned a lot about rocks and some people even found a fossil!!!

posted on Fri, 02/13/2009 - 1:37pm
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Anonymous says:

i like to hunt for rocks near my home in frederic wi

posted on Fri, 02/13/2009 - 4:37pm
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CGal says:

When I was smaller I loved to collect smooth stones I found on the roads and at beaches. I used an ice-cream tin to house my rocks. Sometimes, I chose some of them and painted them with paint out of paint tubes. Amazingly enough, though I'm 10 and started when I was 5, I still house ever member of my now mostly-broken collection.

posted on Mon, 02/16/2009 - 1:47pm
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Anonymous says:

Sweet!
You have a ton of rocks that are all different and all are in different shapes.
To me that's awsome!

posted on Mon, 02/16/2009 - 3:15pm
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Anonymous says:

we moved from indiana there are geodes there that are really neat. you can crack them open and see the crystals. we also found some fossils a couple of them were coral and a relative of the modern day starfish! It is amazing to think that Indiana was covered by the oceans!

posted on Fri, 02/20/2009 - 2:25pm
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Anonymous says:

I saw 1 of the most freakest rocks i've ever seen just now!!!!!

posted on Fri, 02/27/2009 - 2:47pm
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Anonymouserfukgffbgdbg,hghfi5-,mw2p says:

One day me and my cousin were rock hunting.After a while we got board. We were by lake superior.We went closer to shore and we saw a small shiny rock. I piked it up and we thoughout it look like gold.

posted on Sat, 02/28/2009 - 6:41pm
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Anonymous says:

check caves in south dakota

posted on Thu, 03/05/2009 - 11:17am
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Ducks Rule says:

One intriguing (is that how you spell it?) place to hunt for rocks is Riverbend Nature Center in Faribault. It offers nature science classes and has lots of cliffs carved by the river. In addition, there are hundreds of acres in the nature center. But there is one small catch;
you can't take anything home. However, you may take pictures. I still have fun doing it, even if I don't get to keep the finds! :)

posted on Thu, 03/05/2009 - 5:59pm
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Velvet says:

hi I am a big fan of scince

posted on Sat, 03/07/2009 - 1:37pm
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cathy says:

how long do octopuses ussually live or eat?
one day when i was walking,i saw a dinasor. it was a t-rex! we are just kidding! but we did see a really mean dog once. and i was so freaked out. i turned into a tree.
then when i got home, i listened to tree music! it was really weird!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

we like tree's :).

posted on Sat, 03/07/2009 - 5:44pm
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Anonymous says:

wow

posted on Sun, 03/08/2009 - 1:17pm

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