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Teaching minerals to middle schoolers? This bundle is your life saver! This bundle contains 4 PPTs, all with student note sheets, review sheets, activities, task cards, identification lab, a one of a kind Mohs Hardness Scale puzzle (that your
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It's not middle school science unless you have to identify minerals! Here I've combined data from 27 popular minerals into a table to help your students in identifying common minerals. Two pages (for 20 minerals) of blank information tables are
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Mohs hardness Scale Stop and take a look at Mohs Hardness Scale with this classwork or homework assignment. Students will better understand how Mohs Hardness Scale was made and is used by completing a puzzle (which they will enjoy doing). Students
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Make crystal structure fun! Who knew?! Students will take notes with this 23 slide PPT and student fill-in the blank notes. Students then draw the crystal shapes given descriptions (descriptions for drawing given in both traditional and INB form, in
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This introduction begins with students looking over a list of things, and making an educated guess as to which they believe are minerals. Students then enjoy a 20 slide PPT, with pictures, that goes over each part of the definition of a mineral.
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This is an excellent introduction to testing minerals. This 13 slide PPT is jam packed with definitions, examples, and pictures that cover the different mineral tests. Mineral tests included: color, hardness, streak, luster, cleavage, fracture,
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Teaching minerals to middle schoolers? You NEED these! These 24 task cards (with student answer sheet and teacher answer key) are the perfect follow up to my other mineral products. These cards cover the definition of what a mineral is (and isn't),
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Mineral Posters Set of 11 mineral posters based on characteristics of minerals. Great for mineral testing stations or as a colorful bulletin board. Posters describe: color, hardness, Mohs hardness scale, streak, luster, metallic luster, nonmetallic
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This product was designed for use in a middle school classroom. Packed with information, pictures, and all the details needed to keep your middle school science class engaged, this PPT is sure to be a class pleaser.Two pages of coordinated student
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This lesson was designed to introduce how to identify minerals. Students begin by brainstorming different ways to categorize mineral characteristics and then move on to sorting physical charactertics and categories. Answer key and lesson plan
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Before you go RUSHING off to teach mineral testing, STOP. Your students are not going to remember the crystal shapes or even what defines a mineral. This review and quiz was designed to follow up my introduction to minerals product and my mineral
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Mineral Word Web Activity After mineral testing, use this activity for review. This resource includes 28 cards, each with a word, phrase, or picture. Each student takes a card. Students arrange themselves in a web. Rather than drawing a word web,
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Free for a limited time! These were created for my "Mineral Star of the Week," program. (Get it? Instead of Rock Star?) Okay, so what I'm doing this year is highlighting a different mineral each week. I'm going to show pictures of variations of
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I've taught middle school science for 8 years. I sponsor dozens of kids each year for science fair, have won the PA Montgomery County Middle School Envirothon for 3 years straight and run labs for various elementary grade levels.

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PA Montgomery County Middle School Science Teacher of the year.

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BSED Secondary Education, Earth and Space Science with an emphasis on Astronomy

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I am a 30-something Christian, wife, and Mother of three. I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my job.

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