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Mineral Identification Lab

In this interactive Mineral Identification Lab, students are challenged to discern mineral samples by closely examining both their physical and chemical properties. Through hands-on exploration, participants not only refine their observational skills but also deepen their understanding of the diverse characteristics that distinguish one mineral from another.

$3.00

Description:

In this interactive Mineral Identification Lab, students are challenged to discern mineral samples by closely examining both their physical and chemical properties. Through hands-on exploration, students not only refine their observational skills but also deepen their understanding of the diverse characteristics that distinguish one mineral from another.

 

This experiential learning opportunity empowers students to apply theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios, fostering a well-rounded grasp of mineral identification techniques.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Student Lab
  • Instructor Answer Key

 

✧ REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Penny
  • Steel nail
  • Glass streak plate
  • Ceramic streak plate
  • Mineral samples
  • Magnifying glass (optional)
  • ESRT

 

Grade Levels: 8th – 12th
Total Pages: 12
Teaching Duration: 45 Minutes

 

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