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Title: Mineral Identification PDF
Url: https://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
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- PDF
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
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