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Minerals and Rocks

Learners identify and interpret various minerals and discover how to identify and classify them. They identify and discuss how people describe objects and how scientists describe objects. From there, students look at a set of common classification tests that are used to define minerals. Finally, learners use a portion of these classification tests to identify some common minerals.

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3rd - 5th
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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