Minerals & Rocks
Students research the similarities and differences between rocks and minerals. They activate prior knowledge of rocks and minerals on an anticipation guide, explore a mineral and rocks website, and complete a concept map.
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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
Rock Cycles, Rocks, Minerals, & Resources
Although accurate and educational, this collection of slides is somewhat wordy. Of the 36 slides, only 5 contain useful charts or diagrams: the rock cycle, types of rocks, Moh's hardness scale, and one of a silicon oxide molecule. Photos...
7th - 12th Science