Monday, January 4th: Minerals

DO

  • Go to NOTABILITY.
  • Create a new SUBJECT under science called ROCKS AND MINERALS

READ/RESOURCE

HANDS ON

  1. Choose a mineral from the box on your table.
  2. Use the handout from Ms. Fitz to study and test your mineral. (We will be doing most of this together.)

SEARCH FOR YOUR MINERAL and CHECK YOUR TESTS

  1. FACT SEARCH: Google, use a book, and LOOK UP facts about your mineral. How is it used? Other?
  2. These other websites might be helpful:
    1. Geology.com Minerals- http://geology.com/minerals/
    2. Mindat- http://www.mindat.org/advanced_search.php
    3. Minerals.net- http://www.minerals.net/mineralsearch/search.aspx

OTHER

  1. MINEROLOGY 4 KIDS– Great site! http://www.mineralogy4kids.org
  2. Great easy to understand website on minerals and rocks- http://www.rocksforkids.com/2how.html
  3. Minerals- http://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/minerals.php

QUIZLET- https://quizlet.com/113226979/a-brief-review-of-minerals-rocks-tectonics-flash-cards/?new

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