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Title: Rocks and Minerals
Url: http://www.mrsciguy.com/EarthScience/rocks.html
Creator: Medina, Philip
Publisher: Medina, Philip
Description: This unit provides younger students with an introduction to rocks and minerals. Topics include the definition of a mineral, the physical properties of minerals and how they are measured, and a discussion of quartz, the most basic silicate mineral and one of the most abundant minerals in the Earth's crust. The discussion on rocks includes the rock cycle, the three rock types (igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic), and how they are formed. There is also a vocabulary list and downloadable, printable worksheets for each major topic.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Classification
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Description of special minerals, A-Z -- Quartz
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Igneous rocks, volcanic ash, tuff, etc.
Science -- Geology -- Petrology -- Metamorphic rocks. Metamorphism
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Minerals
Geology -- Rocks
Geology -- Igneous rock
Geology -- Metamorphic rock
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: doc
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Mineralogy or petrology
Physical sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2010-09-08 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-12-04 14:05:40 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE
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