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Becoming A Rock Detective in 60 Minutes or Less

Students complete a worksheet of riddles to find out what minerals or rocks everyday items have in them. In pairs, they describe a rock and trade with their partner in which they try to guess what rock or mineral they are describing.

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Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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  • Worksheet

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