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Identifying minerals is a fun activity, but it can be messy and time consuming for teachers. Observations can be difficult for students, and finding minerals that match the tables of information can be frustrating for teachers. These identifying minerals activities are a great way for students to practice these skills, and they require almost no prep for teachers!
With clear pictures and instructions, these activities will become a key part of any unit on minerals. Help students understand hardness and streak as they make observations about color and luster! A simplified Characteristics of Minerals table will help make identifying these minerals clear, but this table can be edited to make it useful in every classroom with your mineral sets!
In this product, you will receive:
2 Sets of Mineral Images (8 Minerals in All)
2 Student Sheets
Fully Editable Characteristics of Minerals Table
Teacher Notes for Each Activity
Answer Keys Included!
These innovative resources will engage your students and help develop mastery of this engaging concept!
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