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Ward's® Discovering Rocks and Minerals Lab Activity

Avg. Ratings: 5.0 (1 Review)
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Innovative, comprehensive program of hands-on activities.

Students will hone basic skills in observation and categorization, as well as improve critical thinking with this kit, divided into four primary lessons. Each lesson comes with background materials and stated objectives.

Minerals, Their Properties and Identification; Rock Identification and Classification; Erosion and the Rock Cycle; and Man’s Use of Rocks and Minerals. Each kit includes 17 different numbered minerals, 1" x 2"; 14 different numbered rocks, 1" x 2"; glass hardness plate; streak plate; steel washer; plastic magnifier; copper strip; common nail; lead sinker; pencil; vial of table salt; vial of talcum powder; granitic gravel; “dirty” sand; “clean” sand; acid bottle (acid not included); and one set of six plastic crystal models. It also includes a 44-page teacher’s guide and copymasters for 11 activities. All materials come packaged in convenient storage containers.



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470025-234 WARD’S Discovering Rocks and Minerals Lab Activity, For One Lab Group
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470025-232 WARD’S Discovering Rocks and Minerals Lab Activity, For Ten Lab Groups
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Yes: 0 No: 0 user Engineer / classroom visitor / Milliken, CO
Yes, I recommend
As a professional engineer and classroom resource participant, I found this product very helpful. The students very much enjoyed the activities. The product was easy to use, even though I am not a geologist.
Reply associate Published 02/04/2016
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