We found 352 resources with the concept minerals
Utah Open Textbook: 4th Grade ScienceLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow does weather affect Earth? Learners understand the characteristics of water and make predictions about weather patterns. They recognize how water and weather affects rocks and minerals through erosion. They also learn about fossils...
All About FoodLesson Planet
K - 5th
Check out this 11-part collection for elementary learners! Each lesson is full of hands-on activities, handouts, and in-depth studies of the science of food. Your class will study balanced meals, how food grows, plant parts, the interdependence of living things, and much more. Everything you need is right here!
How Do Crystals Work?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat do amazonite, heliotrope, carnelian, and diamonds have in common? There are all crystals and members of one of the six crystal families. Viewers of a fascinating short video learn about the molecular structure of crystals that cause...
Sea Surface Temperature, Salinity, and DensityLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Earth's vast ocean is full of mysteries! Science scholars discover the big-picture properties that influence its characteristics at different latitudes using a lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series. After completing a background...
Separating Mixtures: How We Concentrate Natural MaterialsLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
How do miners isolate the substance they're looking for from a big pile of rock? Through an insightful lab, science scholars learn how to use their observation skills to identify physical properties that scientists use to separate...
Do Vitamin Supplements Really Work?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is that multivitamin really keeping you healthy and balanced? Junior nutritionists weigh the pros and cons using a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Topics covered include types of vitamins and minerals, what...
Asteroid Mining: Our Ticket To Living Off Earth?Lesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It turns out asteroids could be a gold mine—literally! An It's Ok To Be Smart video lesson describes the untapped resources orbiting our solar system. The presenter considers the possibilities of space colonies using these resources as...
How Does Cooking Affect Nutrients in Veggies?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Microwave, steam, bake, or just eat them raw—what is the best way to preserve the nutrients in the vegetables we eat? The episode of the ACS Reactions series considers different cooking methods and their effects on the vitamins and...
The Gem RoomLesson Planet
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Some artists carve into gemstones as their artistic medium. As part of the Brain Scoop Fossils and Geology playlist, the Field Museum opens the vault to share amazing gems, including some that people carved. From a solid gold purse to a...
Mineral Identification: Mineral Scratch TestLesson Planet
9th - 12th
How can mineralogists tell a diamond in the rough from a chunk of table salt? Science scholars find out through an interactive that demonstrates the characteristics of minerals used for identification purposes. Topics include hardness,...
Science of NFL Football: Nutrition, Hydration and HealthLesson Planet
5 mins 5th - 12th
How does what you eat compare to an NFL football player? The final video in a 10-part series explains the nutrition requirements at the extreme level of an NFL player. The instructor explains the key nutrients and their nutritional...
Thinking Like A Soil ScientistLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Designed
Ready to roll up those sleeves and get your hands dirty? Dirty with soil science content, that is! Overcome those "But it's just dirt" objections with a trip outside to collect soil samples for some in-class analysis. Use the variety of...