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Rocks and Minerals - Issue 6, September 2008


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This issue of the free online magazine, Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, explores the basic characteristics of rocks and minerals, the types of rocks, the rock cycle, and the specimens found in the polar regions. Find lessons that allow students to observe rock and mineral specimens, perform classification exercises, and read to develop their content knowledge.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 6

    Topics: Professional Development, Ecology & Ecosystems, Earth's Resources, Earth & Space Science, Education Theory and Practice

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    Tool for: Teachers