Why are minerals and rocksimportant for us?What does this questionsuggest?What do you think we aregoing to study?What do you know aboutthe topic?Can you relate thisquestion with othertopics?
Characteristics ofmineralsProperties of mineralsTypes of mineralsTypes of rocksRock cycle3What important concepts are wegoing to study in this unit?Properties of waterComposition of theatmosphere
Approaches to LearningCommunity and ServiceHealth and SocialEducationEnvironmentsHuman ingenuityWhat Areas of Interaction could weuse in this unit?
The Area of Interaction we are goingto use is:Environments Which are the differenttypes of rocks and minerals?Why are minerals importantfor us?Why is do we need water?
The tasks we are going to do in thisunit are:OBJETIVES TASKCRITERIONA B C D E FDemonstrate your knowledgeabout minerals and rocks tosolve a set of questionsExam Unit 6: Minerals androcksx xDemonstrate your knowledgeabout minerals and rocks tosolve a set of questionsActivities Minerals androcksx x x xUse keys to identify a selectionof rocksHands on: Identification ofrocksx xUnderstand the concept ofdensity. Compare the densityof different minerals.Hands On: Measuring thedensity of a mineralx x
Be able to identify different types of rocks and mineralsfrom a selectionBe able to measure the density of a mineralBe able to use dicotomic keysUse of the binocular microscopeManage units of measurement, data charts and graphsResearch information about minerals and rocks.Aknowledge the importance of minerals and rocks in oureveryday life.What Approaches to Learning skillsare we going to work?
What characteristics of the IB learnerprofile are we going to develop inthis unit?InquirersKnowledgeableThinkersCommunicatorsPrincipledOpen-mindedCaringRisk-takersBalancedReflective
What characteristics of the IB learnerprofile could we develop in this unit?InquirersKnowledgeableThinkersCommunicatorsPrincipledOpen-mindedCaringRisk-takersBalancedReflective