Mineral Lab - Rock Thin Section Lab - Center - Activity
Lab activity that uses simulated thin sections of rock to learn and study about the 3 main forms of rocks and minerals-
Igneous - Sedimentary - Metamorphic
Students use "Transparency Copied" samples to study crystals shapes and minerals to identify rock types.
Lab includes: Activity/Lab | Lab Images | Sample Descriptions| Answer Key
Fun hands on lab that does not cost $100's for actual thin section samples.
Great center or lab partner activity.