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242 resources with the keyterm minerals

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How Do Crystals Form?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Once again, a teacher is videotaped while lecturing his class when describing how crystals form and grow. It feels like you're sitting in a college classroom and taking a lecture from a very good instructor. His speaking style is...
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Soil: A Natural Resource

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This presentation on soil shows how it is formed, what the different types of soil are, how soil is eroded, and how soil can be conserved. Fantastic photos and excellent graphics and text are found in each of the slides. The last slide...
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Earth Rocks!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the basic elements of the Earth's crust: rocks, soils and minerals. They categorize rocks, soils and minerals and how they are literally the foundation for our civilization. They also explore how engineers use rock soils...
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Mineral Matters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work in a team to use the ProScope Digital USB Microscope and a computer to collect microscopic images from a variety of mineral specimens. They compare specimens and determine how they are alike and different by comparing their...
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What's Is Soil Made Of?

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
It's time to roll up those sleeves and get a little dirty in the second instructional activity of this series on the science of food. Investigate where plants and animals get the minerals they need to live in this two-part exploration of...
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Identifying Minerals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A teacher is videotaped while lecturing to his class regarding properties of minerals. He explains that the things geologists look for when identifying minerals is the color of the mineral itself, the "streak" color a mineral makes when...
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Using KidPix

For Teachers K - 6th
Learners discover how to use a software program known as KidPix. They create a slideshow noting the differences between rocks and minerals. They share their slides with the class.
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A Burst of Light: Mineral Use in Fireworks

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students examine the role of minerals in industries. They use minerals that are found in the grocery store to complete flame tests. They complete an experiment using fireworks.
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Food And Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The different nutrients needed by the body and the reasons for each are presented very clearly in this powerpoint.  There are 2 review questions at the end, but this PowerPoint is essentially comprised of facts and examples to assist the...
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Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Kick off your science lesson plan with this PowerPoint about minerals, rocks, and fossils. This presentation clearly defines key vocabulary, including: luster, sediments, erosion, and more! This is an eye-catching slideshow that students...
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How hard is it?

For Students 2nd - 4th
Inquiry is probably one of the most fun ways kids learn. They will test the hardness of 10 different minerals in order to classify them. They rate each of the minerals from most to least hard. Note: Having real minerals for this...
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Let's Do an Experiment!

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Exactly what do plants need to survive? Young scientists explore this question by taking three plants and placing them in different environments, monitoring their development over the course of two weeks with the help of this simple lab...
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Virginia Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore, via a CD-ROM, the Virginia's five geological regions and discover the rocks and minerals located in each. In stone kits, they examine samples of rocks and minerals and answer questions about them. After discovering the...
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Precious Stones

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in a lesson that investigates the minerals of precious stones. The shaping and polishing process is demonstrated to students. The various properties associated with the stones is investigated with the...
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Rock Cycles, Rocks, Minerals, & Resources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Although accurate and educational, this collection of slides is somewhat wordy. Of the 36 slides, only 5 contain useful charts or diagrams: the rock cycle, types of rocks, Moh's hardness scale, and one of a silicon oxide molecule. Photos...
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Science Jeopardy - The Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The earth sciences are the focus for this Jeopardy-style review game. Categories include geology, space, scientific investigation, meteorology, and oceanography. Diagrams and pictures are involved with most of the questions, making this...
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Jeopardy - Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Questions about water, weather, geology, astronomy, and the scientific process make up this Jeopardy game. It is a pretty well-rounded set of slides, although you may want to be aware that a few of the questions are specific to the state...
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Blast It! (Learning About Copper)

For Students 5th - 8th
Opening with background information on copper use and mining, this worksheet assesses junior geologists' reading comprehension. A map activity is available, but the map is not. There is a useful set of vocabulary matching cards and a...
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Identifying Minerals

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students compare and constrast a wide variety of minerals and rocks. They test them for streak, luster, color and other characteristics. They view an exhibit and compare their answers to them.
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Nutrition: How Much Fat Am I Eating?

For Students 6th - 10th
How much fat is in this? Scholars first read some background information on the caloric content of fats versus carbohydrates, and then use that knowledge to analyze foods they regularly eat. They will look at 5 package labels for the...
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Rock Cycle: The Story of a Rock

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the rock cycle by watching videos and then use creative storytelling techniques to tell the story of a rock as it undergoes geologic changes.
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Animal Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A very factual overview of animal nutrition fills the 65 slides of this collection. General requirements are explained: water, protein, carbohydrate, fat, minerals, and vitamins. A definition of digestion is also given, along with a...