Eighth graders are assigned or are allowed to choose a mineral and then they research it using a variety of sources. They create a brochure that describes the properties of the mineral.
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Can Liquids Dissolve in Water?
How does food coloring work? Classes watch a demonstration showing liquids dissolving in liquids. In groups, they then explore the ability of other liquids to dissolve in water (alcohol, mineral oil, and corn syrup) by setting up and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Lesson Five: The Earth, Rocks and Minerals
Apply the principles of geology to a series of collaborative, hands-on class activities. Young earth scientists learn more about igneous, metamorphic, and sedentary rocks before classifying and weathering rocks that they find....
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable