Earth Materials
Bar Code: 2350



Description: The Earth Materials Module puts students intouchwith the basic building materials from which the earth is made.They experience simulated and real rocks, investigate minerals andtheir properties, andlearn techniques used by geologists for takingapart and identifying severalimportant rocks and minerals.

Inventory:

1 drawer of materials:

  1. 12 Bead Bags (3x5")
  2. 40 small evaporating dishes with lids
  3. 45 16D common nails
  4. 35 paper plates
  5. 20 small ceramic tiles
  6. 8 plastic trays
  7. 36 12-dram vials with caps
  8. 200 g bottle of Alum
  9. 200 g package of green gravel
  10. 200 g package of red gravel
  11. 200 g package of oyster shell pieces
  12. 2 lb. bag of coarse sand
  13. 10 calcite samples
  14. 10 feldspar samples
  15. 10 fluorite samples
  16. 10 gypsum samples
  17. 10 hornblende samples
  18. 10 mica samples
  19. 10 quartz samples
  20. 10 small gray granite samples
  21. 10 large pink granite samples
  22. 10 small gray limestone sample
  23. 10 small white marble sample
  24. 10 small gray sandstone sample
  25. 1 set of 12 duplication masters
  26. Teacher guide
  27. Teacher preparation video


ToTraveling Demonstrations Page To RPSEC Home Page

URL:http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/FOSS/earth_materials.html (2002)


  Copyright © 2002 by the Board of Trustees of the UniversityofSouth Carolina.

Ruth Patrick Science EducationCenter
Center of Excellence in EducationalTechnology
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Aiken, SC 29801
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