Rocks and Minerals
The ROCKS AND MINERALS TEST IS THURSDAY, OCT 23
TO STUDY FOR THIS TEST, YOU SHOULD FOCUS ON YOUR MINERALS QUIZ AND YOUR ROCKS QUIZ. THE MINERALS QUIZ SHOULD BE IN YOUR BINDER. THE ROCKS QUIZ - YOU RECEIVED YOUR GRADED ANSWER SHEET AND BELOW IF THE QUESTIONS FROM THE QUIZ. IT WILL OPEN IN A WORD FILE.
CLICK HERE TO OPEN OR DOWNLOAD THE ROCKS QUIZ.
Chapter 3 in your science textbook
All minerals are NIDO:
Definite chemical composite
Orderly arrangement of atoms
How to Identify a mineral:
Project: My Exquisite Jewels (due October 1)
(click on the Gems to access the project sheets)
A good site that is helpful in this project is: http://mineral.galleries.com/minerals/byname.htm
Minerals Quiz on Tuesday, Sept 30. These items should be the focus of your studying:
All section quizzes, directed readings from the chapter, skills sheets, and vocabulary sheets
Additionally, you should be able to identify minerals using the various charts (as we have done in class).
You should also review your 2 COW's for this unit.
Worksheets to review: (fronts AND backs)
Chapter 4 in your science textbook
Some interesting sites pertaining to rocks and minerals:
Rocks and Minerals:
How Rocks are formed: http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/payton/rocks/create/index.html
Become a Rock Expert: http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/payton/rocks/expert/index.html
Metamorphic Rocks: http://www.uky.edu/AS/Geology/webdogs/javagems/metamorph/metamorph.html
Geology Concentration Game: http://www.quia.com/cc/86.html
Rock Expert Quiz: http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow1/oct98/quiz/index.html
Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom: http://www.minerals.net/
Beautiful Photos of Minerals: http://www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com/jhbnyc/bestgall.htm
More Rocks and Minerals: http://www.rocksandminerals.com/minfind.htm