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Rocks and Minerals


Price: $39.95
Order Number: 686.0010
Format : DVD

Your students will learn how rocks are created and their many uses:
•How rocks look and feel different with a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and textures.
•How jewelry is made from minerals.

As Celia looks for a new rock to add to her collection, she shows your students some different kinds of rocks and explains how minerals give them their shape, color and texture. Your students will learn that rocks have different densities. They will see the process of turning a mineral into a beautiful gemstone. Plus, your students will discover the many uses of minerals from skinny pencils to towering skyscrapers.

Teacher’s Guide activities encourage your students to:
•Test rocks for color, texture, hardness, and porosity.
•Make sculptures and mosaics from pebbles.
•Form crystals from household ingredients.
•Where rocks are found.

Rights granted with the purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.


Click here for teacher's guide.

Ideal for Grades: K -3
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
Producer: 1997 OnScreen Entertainment
Series #686

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