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LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)

LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
LAB - Mineral Identification (WITH POWERPOINT)
Product Description
This Mineral Identification Lab gives students the opportunity to handle and test a minerals various properties. Using their observations, students will use the Earth Science Reference Tables page 16 to help them identify each mineral. There are six discussion questions.

The PowerPoint provides pictures of 8 minerals (pyrite, galena, sulfur, feldspar, olivine, quartz, calcite and halite), step-by-step guidance on determining the mineral name using ESRT page 16, and an answer key.

You can also find a Mineral Identification Test Worksheet in my store.

Topics include:
Earth Science Reference Tables
Color
Luster (metallic or non-metallic)
Hardness (scratch test)
Breakage Pattern (cleavage or fracture)
Streak color

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OTHER ROCK & MINERAL RESOURCES:

EDITABLE BUNDLE - Rocks and Minerals Worksheets
Comparing Rock Types
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Igneous Rocks #2
Metamorphic Rocks #1
Metamorphic Rocks #2
Mineral Identification Tests
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Minerals Physical Properties
Sedimentary Rocks #1
Sedimentary Rocks #2

GUIDED NOTES BUNDLE Rocks and Minerals

TASK CARDS Rocks and Minerals

LAB Mineral Identification
LAB Identifying Cookie Rocks

INFOGRAPHIC Rocks and Minerals - NYS Lab Practical

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Total Pages
41 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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