Have you just finished teaching your students about minerals and need a wrap-up activity/assessment? If so, this Mineral Discovery Booklet is for you!
Each student will pretend they have just discovered a brand new mineral.
Front Cover: Create a name for the mineral, name the place of discovery, and write the discovery date.
Page 1: Decide the shape and texture of the mineral.
Page 2: Decide on the luster and hardness of the mineral.
Page 3: "Take" a photograph (draw a picture) of the mineral and describe observable color(s) and streak color(s). Also, write how the mineral is used in our every day lives.