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Mohs Hardness Test

Fifth graders listen as they are told about another way to classify rocks; by their hardness. They observe the Mohs Hardness Test overhead, discover how the test works, and then use materials such as pennies, butter knives, nails, and magnets to perform tests on rocks.

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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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