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Rock vs. Mineral - Lesson #1

Students describe visual, textural, and other physical qualities of sample rock specimens. Using compare and contrast skills, students sort and classify the specimens according to their assessments of the qualities present in each. Students use simple symbols to create a Venn diagram for classification.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 9th
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2006