Mineral Match Up
Sixth graders use characteristic properties to identify minerals. During the instructional procedures, they use scratch plates, hardness tests and heft to identify a variety of common minerals.
6th Science 6 Views 20 Downloads
Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
K - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Rocks and Minerals: Finding Clues Like a Scientist
The background information and activity sheet for this lesson are impressive in appearance. The intent is to guide junior geologists though an examination of mineral properties and identification. The problem with the lesson is that it...
4th - 8th Science