Rocks and Minerals - Unit 3
The Importance of Rocks and Minerals
What is a mineral?
Use the Study Jam above to be introduced to some properties of minerals. Be sure to read the captions under each slide, and test yourself when you are done learning by closing the slideshow.
Use the button above to get more information on mineral properties you may have not seen in the Study Jam. Also click the (learn more about...) in each section to learn more!
Cleavage vs. Fracture
Use the button above to practice identifying some different minerals based on their observed characteristics.
NY State's "Diamonds"
The Rock Cycle
Identifying Rock Types