The Earth’s Crust Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Minerals <ul><li>With a partner, examine the rock that you were given at the start of class. </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Rocks and Minerals <ul><li>How many different colours can you see? </li></ul><ul><li>List the different colours you see. <...
Rocks <ul><li>Rock – a natural material made up of 2 or more minerals  </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – granite (the rock you were...
Minerals <ul><li>Mineral – a pure, naturally occurring, non living, solid  </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – mica, quartz, hornblen...
<ul><li>There are over 3000 different kinds of minerals  </li></ul><ul><li>(and each one has its own unique set of propert...
<ul><li>Mystery of the Floating Rock </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.childrensmuseum.org/geomysteries/mysteries.html </li></u...
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The Earth’S Crust #1 Rocks And Minerals

  1. 1. The Earth’s Crust Rocks and Minerals
  2. 2. Rocks and Minerals <ul><li>With a partner, examine the rock that you were given at the start of class. </li></ul><ul><li>As a group, try to come up with as many different things that you wonder about the rock you’ve been given. </li></ul><ul><li>I wonder…. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rocks and Minerals <ul><li>How many different colours can you see? </li></ul><ul><li>List the different colours you see. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rocks <ul><li>Rock – a natural material made up of 2 or more minerals </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – granite (the rock you were examining) or conglomerate </li></ul>
  5. 5. Minerals <ul><li>Mineral – a pure, naturally occurring, non living, solid </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – mica, quartz, hornblende, feldspar </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>There are over 3000 different kinds of minerals </li></ul><ul><li>(and each one has its own unique set of properties). </li></ul><ul><li>We can use these differences to help identify them. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Mystery of the Floating Rock </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.childrensmuseum.org/geomysteries/mysteries.html </li></ul><ul><li>Rocks and Minerals </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.capecodrocks.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Flashcards </li></ul><ul><li>http://mooneleaf.com/flashcards/get_cards.php?&cardset_id=25 </li></ul><ul><li>Birthstones </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.thinkquest.org/J002744/adlm-birthstones.html </li></ul>

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