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Rocks and minerals fact sheet

Year Level(s) Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Science Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Geology / Mineral Formation Rocks & Minerals
Resource Type Fact Sheet

This worksheet explains that rocks are made up of minerals and explains the different physical properties that can be used to identify different minerals.  Students can test their knowledge of rocks and minerals by answering the questions provided on the last page.

Educational Value Statement

  • Explains that rocks are made up of many different minerals
  • Outlines that these minerals can be found in many everyday objects
  • Lists the different physical properties that are used in the identification of minerals
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF File


Key Learning Objectives

  • Students understand that rocks are made up of many different types of minerals
  • Students can identify everyday uses of minerals
  • Students can recall the physical properties that are used to identify minerals


Strands

Science Understanding : Earth and Space Sciences

Australian Curriculum Content Statements

Science:  (ACSSU153)

 


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    File Size
    278 KB

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