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Ms. Depner

Geology - Part 2 What is a Mineral?

Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: Science

Student Instructions

Learning Target: I know the 5 basic requirements of a mineral As we will soon discover that minerals are all around us! But what are minerals and why do we need them? Let's find out! like Watch the Video like 1. First, watch the video. 2. Second, complete each page. 3. When done, click the check button and send it to your journal.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

BIG IDEA: Grade 3-Wind, water, and ice change the shape of the land Grade 5-Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used a natural resources CURRICULAR COMPETENCIES: Make observations in unfamiliar contexts Make predictions about the findings of their inquiry CONTENT COMPETINCIES: Grade 3-biodiversity in the local environment, major local landforms Grade 5-The rock cycle, local types of earth materials CORE COMPETINCIES: Communicating: I am engages as a listener and I ask thought-provoking questions Critical Thinking: I can examine evidence to make well-supported judgments about issues