Rock and Mineral Uses Card Sorting Activity

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How are rocks and minerals used industrially? In this activity, students will be given 10 rock/mineral cards and 10 industrial use cards. They will read through characteristics of each rock and mineral and pair it with one of the industrial use cards. After they have finished pairing cards they will record their answers on the answer sheet. Students will be surprised to learn things like diamonds are used on drill bits!

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- 5 page PDF with card sort and student answer sheet (not editable)

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17 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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