You will need the following materials for this lab: magnifying glass, streak tile and the following rocks: obsidian, pumice, gneiss, halite, marble, soapstone, coquina, conglomerate, basalt
This is a fun hands-on rock identification lab. Great for a science center or cooperative group activity.
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