Minerals Identification Book by Myrna Martin
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ID Mineral Identification Book by Myrna Martin

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Student and teacher friendly books

Why this mineral identification book is for you! ID Rock books are easier to use than any other Earth Science program available.

Our mineral rock identificiatio book is designed for students reading at a minimum 3rd grade level.

Your students can work through this science book with minimal, to no help, from you. This gives you time for other things you need to do in your busy life.

Each chapter in this book is about a specific topic related to the identification of minerals. Your students will enjoy their science lessons because each chapter includes a science experiment.

Sample chapters

  • What is a Mineral?
  • Luster of Minerals
  • Streaking for Color

Designed for all ages of students

This mineral identification book is designed for all ages of students. If you are teaching a group with multiple ages and reading abilities, this is the book for you. You can have students work alone or together as they read the information in each chapter. Students can then do the experiments individually or together. 

Sample experiments

  • Finding Density and Specific Gravity
  • Finding Fractures
  • Checking for Hardness

Mineral Identification Keys

There are approximately four thousand named minerals. One hundred of these minerals are commonly found throughout the world. Only twenty minerals are found in great abundance on Earth.

This book uses keys to eliminate minerals based on the properties of minerals. By using the process of elimination, your students will be able to figure the name of almost all the minerals they collect.

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