November 3rd, 2021

Middle School Resource: Mineral Properties

Middle School Resource Mineral Properties This site gives information about the properties of minerals and how they are used to identify minerals. Color, hardness, transparency, etc. are presented. Photos and descriptions are used to help students compare and contrast the properties of minerals and gain a better understanding of each feature or physical characteristic. A […]

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November 1st, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Mineralogy 4 Kids

Elementary School Resource Mineralogy 4 Kids This site provides information about minerals groups and mineral group elements and properties. It includes how various rocks are formed (rock cycle) and an opportunity to ask questions of a mineralogist. Mineral games are also offered. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.4.ESS.1.1, S.5.ESS.2.1, MST4.I.PS2.1, and more! Be sure to […]

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