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Title: Cleavage and Fracture
Url: http://www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/education/lessons/act21.htm
Publisher: Maine. Department of Conservation.
Description: In this activity, students will learn the properties of cleavage and fracture (how minerals break when struck with a hammer), and will use these properties as a diagnostic test for identifying minerals. Working in small groups, they will break a selection of specimens with a hammer, observe the results, and record their observations. A student worksheet and discussion questions are provided.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Geology. Mineralogy. Paleontology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Rock fracture
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy
Science -- Geology -- Mineralogy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Minerals
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-10-06
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Worksheets
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Maine Department of Conservation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Geology
Mineralogy or petrology
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-22 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-05 10:56:35 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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