This complete introductory lesson comes with a Power Point Presentation and 5 versions of student note sheets to use for differentiation.
Students take notes and draw pictures throughout the presentation to stay active during the lesson.
Topics of Power Point Presentation:
Slide 1: Bell Ringer (optional) Pass around samples of minerals to each group and have students come up with a list of what the objects all have in common. You can discuss as a class and write the list on the board or chart paper. Closure can be done by going over the list again and circling mineral characteristics and adding characteristics they missed to the list.
Slide 2: Power Point Cover page
Slide 3: What is a mineral? (Mineral Definition)
Slide 4: 4 Characteristics of Minerals List
Slide 5 & 6: Explanation of Naturally Occurring
Slide 7: Explanation of Inorganic
Slide 8 & 9: Explanation of Crystalline Structure
Slide 10 & 11: Explanation of Solid with a Specific Chemical Composition
Slide 12: Guided Summary
Minerals Introductory Power Point Presentation & Note sheets
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