What's Your Stone? Gemstones and Their Stories

Students explore world of gemology, distinguish between precious and semi-precious stones, and research history of their use. Students work in groups based on month of birth, and research assigned gemstone for composition, sources, and stories, legends, or curses related to stone.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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