Lesson will align to the Alabama Course of Study when appropriate.
Weekly Lesson Plans:
September 23 - 27
-identify the properties of a mineral
- understand how minerals are formed
- identify ways minerals are used
Chapter 3: Minerals
Lesson 1: What is a mineral?
Launch Lab - Are Rocks and Minerals the same?
Read and discuss pages 74 - 79
Lesson 1: How do minerals form?
Brain Pop video
Read and discuss pages 79 - 83
Lesson 1 notes and worksheet
Lesson 2: How are minerals identified?
Read and discuss pages 86 - 89
Continue with Lesson 2
Mohs Hardness Scale lesson and worksheet