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Title: Mineral Identification PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/mineralid/mineralid.pdf
Creator: Pratte, John
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: This lesson discusses the question 'What is a mineral?' in the context of the guessing game 'Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral?'. It introduces a definition of the term, discusses the criteria used in the definition, and presents the common physical properties used in mineral identification. The lesson includes an activity in which students observe and record the physical properties of ten specimens and attempt to identify them using an online reference for practice.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Description of special minerals, A-Z
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Special groups of minerals
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research -- Problems, exercises, examinations
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Minerals
Geology -- Rocks
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-12-17 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-12-15 14:34:09 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Full Record Views: 30
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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