Ch 4 Minerals


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Ch 4 Minerals   

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CORNELL notesheet



     PROJECT:  Salt Project


    PROJECT: Mighty Mineral   

                   Mighty mineral Info Sheet ONLY RTF file




Week of

NOV 11


 Listen to song by Mr. Parr



WATCH video...


  Mineral Song  by: ParrMr

Identifying Minerals for Earth Science   by: MrRayScience



Week of

NOV 13

WATCH videos...for lab

 take notes if needed

A brief Introduction to minerals  by: Michael Sammartano


 Identifying Minerals  by: Michael Sammartano



Week of

NOV 14

 Listen to song by Mr. Parr




LAB: Mineral

  Mineral Song  by: ParrMr

 Handout Minerals METALLIC

 Handout Minerals non-METALLIC LIGHT

 Handout Minerals non-METALLIC DARK

 Lab Activity sheet Minerals

 Planet Earth-Lab 1-Mineral Identification   by: RNEarthSciences


 additional: Mineral Breakage notes


  Virtual mineral Lab called:

 Download the worksheet, & Lab sheet

 Mineral-ID-Challenge-ID chart

Mineral-ID-Challenge-ID Worksheet



 Mineral Identification Challenge by: Michael Sammartano



Week of

Nov 18



HW complete WS...

HW complete WS...

 Rocks and Mineral CD Lab on the Computer

See your teacher for the CD


   WS CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Mohs Scale of Hardness




Week of

nov 19

 This video covers 8 common minerals 

and 7 Mineral Groups...

MUST WATCH as into to this topic

12) Minerals Overview   by: CVshorey

2) Silicate Minerals    by: CVshorey

19) Carbonates Minerals by: CVshorey

21) Sulfate Minerals by: CVshorey

22) Sulfide Minerals by: CVshorey

23) Halides Minerals by: CVshorey

20) Oxides Minerals by: CVshorey

24) Native Elements Minerals pt 1  by: CVshorey

24) Native Elements Minerals pt 2  by: CVshorey



 AFTER clicking on the link


VIDEO #12  minerals

WORKSHEET for video

 Earth Revealed  Video on Minerals


 WS Mineral Video Questions


Week of

Jan 30

Listen to song by Mr. Parr



WATCH video...


HW complete WS...

HW complete WS...

 Mineral Song  by: ParrMr


How Do Gemstones Form: Gem Rock Auctions


WS Gems, Gemstones, and Ores


How Do Gemstones Form?