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242 resources with the keyterm minerals

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Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils identify how weathering and erosion effect the Earth's surface. In this weathering and rocks lesson, students study various types of rocks in water and brainstorm ways the Earth's surface changes. Pupils view an interactive...
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Rocks and Minerals: Sedimentary Rocks

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the concept of rock formation. In this sedimentary rocks lesson, students observe and record their findings about sedimentary rocks. Students then create limestone, coal, and sandstone models and write reports explaining...
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Earth's Minerals

For Students 6th
For this Earth's minerals worksheet, 6th graders search for 50 mineral related words in a word search. Students must also read one page of information about minerals and the process we use to extract them from Earth.
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Mineral Video Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this minerals worksheet, students watch a video on minerals and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 21 questions about minerals.
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For Creative Minds

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study pictures of plants, animals, and minerals. Students classify the pictures into the three groups. In this rock identification lesson, students complete a rock finding lab experiment by finding, cleaning, identifying, and...
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Minerals

For Students 7th - 9th
In this minerals learning exercise, students are given 6 statements about minerals and they find the errors in each sentence and re-write each properly. They also fill in the blanks for 8 sentences with given terms related to minerals,...
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The Chemistry of Mineral Worksheet

For Students 8th - 10th
In this mineral worksheet, students give the name and/or symbol for elements and they distinguish between elements and compounds. They fill in a chart with subatomic particles for given elements and they determine if given substances are...
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Science 9 Unit 3 Worksheet

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this chapters 2 and 3 science guided reading worksheet, students read corresponding material pertaining chemical reactions and the periodic chart answering 40 fill in the blank questions.
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What Makes Up Rocks and Soils?

For Students 4th - 8th
In this rocks and soils worksheet, students will complete a Venn diagram comparing the specific characteristics of rocks and soils.
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Mineral Identification

For Students 7th - 8th
In this mineral identification worksheet, students describe similarities in the physical properties of halite and fluorite. Then they explain why minerals are highly water-soluble and difficult to locate in large deposits or found only...
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Mineral Identification

For Students 7th - 8th
In this mineral identification worksheet, students identify and describe the characteristics of various types of minerals, such as metallic and nonmetallic. Then they determine and match various mineral names found in column one to their...
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Uses of Minerals

For Students 7th - 8th
For this minerals worksheet, students read an excerpt about gold and then respond to the questions that follow. They explain how the weight of gold affected the history of some western states and why gold is expensive.
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The Rock Cycle

For Students 7th - 9th
In this rock cycle worksheet, students copy the table illustrated for data and observations of rock samples. Then they examine the rock samples observing the characteristics and the arrangement of grains in each. Students then record...
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Nutrition

For Students 9th
In this nutrition worksheet, 9th graders name the six nutrients that are available in food and briefly describe each. Then they list what foods supply saturated and unsaturated fats to the body. Students also name the six food groups and...
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Rocks and Minerals

For Students 4th - 7th
In this rocks and minerals word search puzzle, students identify the names of rocks and minerals. Examples include terms such as talc, topaz, and quartz. A list of 18 terms is available to assist in the search.
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Crystal Clear Patterns

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students learn that crystals have structures that are regular, repeating and geometric. Students study salt crystals and using paper patterns construct a model of a halite crystal. Detailed directions are...
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Mineral Mania

For Students 6th - 9th
In this mineral worksheet, students visit http://sciencespot.net and answer 90 questions about mineral uses, mineral groups, fireworks, and minerals found around the home.
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Mineral Madness Crossword

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, middle schoolers find the missing vocabulary words related to the minerals of the earth found in the crust layers.
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Mineral Identification Lab

For Students 6th - 12th
In this earth science instructional activity, students find the values used to identify 18 different types of minerals for this hands on measurement lab.
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Mineral Properties

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students look at the properties that are common to identifying minerals and the types of observations one can make.
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Minerals Review

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students review the basic characteristics of minerals in the common categories of them all.
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Minerals In Your House

For Students 6th - 8th
For this science worksheet, students find the answers to the ten questions that relate common household items to having types of minerals in them.
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Environment" The Mining Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the world of mining and explain its importance in daily life. After describing how companies search for mineral deposits, they examine the environmental consequences of mining as well as the positive aspects. The...
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Minerals & Rocks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the similarities and differences between rocks and minerals. They activate prior knowledge of rocks and minerals on an anticipation guide, explore a mineral and rocks website, and complete a concept map.