Common Core State Standards:
3. Earth is composed of land, air, and water. As a basis for understanding this concept:
c. Students know how to identify resources from Earth that are used in everyday life and understand that many resources can be conserved.
ActivInspire review for the entire unit on minerals. 21 questions include true/false; multiple choice and/or text/numeric entries. A PDF student study guide/worksheet can also be generated using this program.
All Powerpoints; ActivInspire reviews; student note guides/activities and assessments can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Minerals Unit" zip file folder.
Terms in this unit include:
minerals, hardness, luster, specific gravity, streak, cleavage, fracture, crystals, quartz, silicon, oxygen, silicates, precipitate, magma, peridot, rose quartz, amethyst, gems, mineral formation, precious minerals, semi-precious minerals, Cullinan Diamond, carat, British Crown Jewels, Hope Diamond, diamond formation, rubies, sapphires, mining, ore, bauxite, vein minerals, sphalerite, titanium, alloys
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