The following materials are needed for this fun hands-on lab that will turn your students into mini-geologists!
Materials: Pyrite, Magnetite, Quartz, Muscovite, Hematite, Apatite, Gypsum, Galena, Fluorite, tile for streak, magnet and magnifying glass for each lab group.
Can be used as a science center or a cooperative group or partner lab activity.
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