Minerals

Personal Information:  My name is Kay Cartledge.  I teach a self-contained learning disability class  at North Augusta Elementary.  I presently have ten male students in my class.
I have been teaching school for twenty-six years.

Unit Title:  Rocks and Minerals
Lesson Title:  Our World of Minerals
Lesson Objective:  The learner will be able to define the word mineral.
                                 The learner will be able to give examples of minerals and their uses.
                                 The learner will be able to state the four main characteristics of minerals.

idocrase

Intraformational
Conglomerate

lazulite

cummingtonite

Related links:

Smithsonian Link  Harcourt Science -This site offers pictures of the Hope Diamond and a Quartz Amethyst.

Mountainbuilder Rocks  This site is filled with beautiful graphics.  Brooks R. Dillard has graciously permitted viewers to copy his wonderful pictures.  All of the
                                        pictures on my web site are from Mr. Dillard's web page.  I would like to thank him for sharing his images.

Association of American State Geologists   This site has links to geological surveys in the United States.  The site also contains information on
                                                                     research and work.

The Mineralogical and Geological Museum  This site contains Harvard University mineralogical and geological collections.

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