Minerals in our Environment


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This downloadable poster (36 in. by 60 in.) describes how minerals are used in household substances and objects, listed by name, with numbers corresponding to locations in a typical house. For example, in the kitchen, appliances contain steel and copper, clay minerals are found in china, and table salt contains the mineral halite.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Chemistry, Science, Earth's Resources, Earth & Space Science, Physics

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Interactives
    • Source Materials