EARTH SCIENCE Class Page
Currently this class is in the middle of the MINERALS UNIT.
This unit has Four Parts:
Part I - Mineral ID Test Research
Groups formed for team research
Peer/Teacher evaluation of presentations (25 pts)
Part II - Mineral Labs - Skills application
Groups practice tests on sample minerals
Part III - Identification of Unknown Minerals
Students receive bag with four minerals
Tests used to gather data for mineral ID
(100 pts - 25 per mineral)
Part IV - Mineral Project
Presentation created using student choice:
HyperStudio, Presentations, Power Point, etc.
Teacher will hand out guidelines/timeline