This 5 lesson mini unit covers identification and classification of minerals.
Day 1: Students describe minerals based on physical characteristics.
Day 2: Students participate in a scratch test lab.
Day 3: Students participate in a critical thinking activity making and guessing rules used to sort minerals.
Day 4: Students read an informational passage and complete an interactive notebook page
Day 5: Students make mineral trading cards.
These lessons are part of the Rocks and Minerals Complete 6 Week Earth Science Unit
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