Monday, December 11th: Crystals and Minerals

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CRYSTAL AND A MINERAL?

https://www.geologyin.com/2016/03/what-is-difference-between-minerals-and.html

CRYSTALS

HOW DO MINERALS FORM

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What is a Crystal????

Bravais Lattices

CLASS DISCUSSION

  1. Cubic Unit Cells– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNgRBqj9FS8
  2. What is a Unit Cell– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIevxVKgJFg

STUDENT RESOURCES

WHAT IS A CRYSTAL?

  1. All About Crystals- Mineralogy4Kids– http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/all-about-crystals
  2. Crystals for Kids- Ducksters– http://www.ducksters.com/science/crystals.php
  3. The Structure of Crystals- http://departments.kings.edu/chemlab/animation/
  4. Crystal- New World Encyclopedia– http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Crystal
  5. Fun Crystal Facts for Kids– http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-crystals/

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE

  1. Minerals4Kids: Crystal Systems– http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/all-about-crystals/crystal-systems
  2. Facts About Crystals: Science with Kids– http://sciencewithkids.com/science-facts/facts-about-crystals.html
  3. Rocks in My Head Crystal Systems– awesome site. Easy to understand. http://www.rocksinmyheadtoo.com/Systems.htm
  4. Crystal Lattices- This one is a little more challenging to read but it has good examples of crystal structure on the bottom.   http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Crystal_structure
  5. Minerals and Crystals- scroll to the bottom of the page for some good info on crystal shape- http://earthsci.org/mineral/rockmin/mineral/minerals.html
  6. CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF THE ELEMENTS– http://www.periodictable.com/Properties/A/CrystalStructure.html

Crystal Forms- Paper Models- http://webmineral.com/help/Forms.shtml#monoclinic


Terms that May Come Up

Symmetric or Symmetry

Rotational Symmetry

Wicked Interesting (but hard) Stuff

Images below from: https://www.geologyin.com/2014/11/crystal-structure-and-crystal-system.html

crystal systems of minerals (1) (1)

Crystal Structure and Crystal System 2

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Tuesday, November 29th: Intro to Crystals

After taking the QUIA PRETEST at http://www.quia.com/quiz/5659961.html,

  1. Make sure that your MATTER JOURNAL entries and homework are done!
  2. Explore the sites below:

Websites

YouTube

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Monday, Nov. 27th: Processes of Changing from One State to Another

OUTPUT INFORMATION

Boiling point. LIQUID. Melting. Freezing. Melting point. SOLID.

Changing from One State to Another

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Tuesday, November 21st: Quiz and Stuff

Today we are woking on our:

  1. Quiz- http://www.quia.com/quiz/6574799.html
  • Matter title page.
  • Lucid Chart
  • Gathering facts on solids, liquids, and gases on page 23 of your journal.
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Monday, November 20th: Solid, Liquid, and Gas Review

QUIZ TOMORROW

  • You will be having a quiz over matter tomorrow using QUIA.
  • The quiz will be almost EXACTLY like this one I have for practicing.
  • PRACTICE THIS RIGHT NOW AND FOR HOMEWORK!!!  http://www.quia.com/quiz/6572987.html

INPUT INFORMATION

Solids Liquids and Gases Review

INFORMATIONAL

INTERACTIVE

OUTPUT INFORMATION

Changing from One State to Another

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Friday, November 16th: Elements, Atoms and States of Matter

 


Solids Liquids and Gases Review

 

 

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