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Teacher Resource

Mineral Properties


Science (NYS P-12)

Grade Levels

5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade

Web-based Resource

Access this resource at: http://www.galleries.com/Mineral_Properties


This site gives information about the properties of minerals and how they are used to identify minerals. Color, hardness, transparency, etc. are presented. Photos and descriptions are used to help students compare and contrast the properties of minerals and gain a better understanding of each feature or physical characteristic. A link to a mineral gallery offers photos and descriptions of a wide variety of minerals.

Content Provider

Mineral Galleries

Submitted By

Patricia Parkinson, Educator
Technology in Education Mentor Project (TEMP)
Niagara Falls City School

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