A comprehensive 66-slide PowerPoint
that is designed to cover all topics in a typical middle school / early high school unit on rocks and minerals.
Through text, pictures and animations, this presentation introduces numerous topics.
Mineral Section Contents:
- Characteristics of minerals
- Crystalline structure
- Cleavage vs. fracture
- Special properties (fluorescence, magnetism, etc.)
Rock Section Contents:
- Three types of rocks
- Igneous rocks
- Intrusive vs. extrusive rocks
- Sedimentary rocks
- Sediment sizes
- Metamorphic rocks
- Foliated vs. non-foliated
- The rock cycle
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