This fun-filled lesson encourages students to explore the properties of minerals. Students will explore the property of streak in this 5E lesson plan. This lesson compares white and pink quarts using both surface color and streak. Students will soon learn that you can’t judge a mineral by surface color alone.
• Scientific Discoveries Poster
• Bubble Map for Interactive Notebooks
• Streak Test Recording Sheet (8.5 x 11 and INB size)
• Streak Reading Passage and Comprehension Questions
For this lesson, you will need both white and pink quartz, streak plates, and an ice cube tray filled with mineral samples.
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