This lesson aligns with Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"Earth Sciences - Earth is composed of land, air, and water. As a basis for understanding this concept:
Knowledge Indicators - The teacher:
7A. understands the structure and composition of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7H. Students know how to identify resources from Earth that are used in everyday life and understand that many resources can be conserved."
Second PowerPoint lesson in the unit on minerals. PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos relating to the topic. A class activity and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is included as a link in the last slide. A lab "Mohs Scale of Hardness" - is included at the end of this lesson as well.
PowerPoint slide notes are added to aid in instructor presentation.
A separate student note guide is available to go with the PowerPoint lesson.
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 lesson include:
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