Minerals Unit


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This week-long, low-prep unit addresses the following essential question, “How do scientists identify minerals?” Students are introduced to minerals, the criteria for which minerals are identified, the physical and chemical properties of minerals, and the value and uses of minerals.

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This unit includes the following:

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Minerals Lesson Plan
  • Minerals PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Minerals Practice Worksheets & Answer Keys (two versions)
  • Mineral Identification Lab Lesson Plan
  • Mineral Identification Lab, Report Sheet & Answer Key
  • Minerals Project & Rubric
  • Minerals Quiz & Answer Key


Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 65+
Teaching Duration: 1 Week

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What busy teachers like you have said:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rebecca H. says, “The students enjoyed the Powerpoint, ooohing and aaaahing at the pictures of the minerals. Helped me in my own learning as well!”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Yee Wah Eva C. says, “Great, helpful resource!”

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