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Begin! Guided Reading Activity Section 1 – What Is a Mineral? It is nonliving It has a crystalline structure It is a solid It is formed in nature It.

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2 Begin! Guided Reading Activity

3 Section 1 – What Is a Mineral? It is nonliving It has a crystalline structure It is a solid It is formed in nature It is a MINERAL! Continue…

4 Is it a mineral? Made of: Fossilized wood resin. Produced: naturally Solid Organic, non crystal structure Is it a mineral? Yes! No!

5 I am sorry! Amber is made of living material Amber does not have a crystal structure Amber is a rock, but is not made of minerals! Continue…

6 Congratulations you are correct! Because amber does not have a crystal structure Because amber is made of living material Amber is a rock, but not a mineral. Continue…

7 Yes! No!

8 Jawohl! German “Absolutely!” Salt has all of the properties of a mineral. In nature it is called “halite.” Sodium (Na) is important for muscle contraction and other body functions. Too much sodium can cause high blood pressure! Bonneville Salt Flats (Utah, USA) Continue…

9 Es tut mir leid… German “I’m sorry…” Salt has all of the properties of a mineral. In nature it is called “halite.” Sodium (Na) is important for muscle contraction and other body functions. Too much sodium can cause high blood pressure! Continue… Bonneville Salt Flats (Utah, USA)

10 Elements are pure substances that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by ordinary chemical means. Continue… A mineral composed of only one element is called a native element.

11 Compounds are substances made of two or more elements that have been chemically joined. Sodium Chloride NaCl (Table Salt) Continue…

12 Water is a compound. (Page 5 paragraph 2) Water is a compound. (Page 5 paragraph 2) Water is a native element (Page 5 paragraph 2) Water is a native element (Page 5 paragraph 2) Water is a mineral. (page 4 paragraph 1) Water is a mineral. (page 4 paragraph 1)

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16 Click on the box to see the video! The video above does not show a mineral because the crystals did not form in nature. Continue…

17 Quartz from Tibet Calcite, Galena Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee, Smith County, Tennessee, USA Continue… Silicate minerals make up more than 90% of the Earth’s crust. They are made up mainly of Silicon and oxygen. Nonsilicate minerals are made of other elements such as carbon, oxygen, fluorine, and sulfur.

18 You have began to explore the world of rocks and minerals. If you have questions remember to ask your teacher! The End The End

19 Acknowledgements http://www.flickr.com/photos/ilmungo/63965433/sizes/o/in/photostream/ obtained 1/31/2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ilmungo/63965433/sizes/o/in/photostream/ http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/outdoor-learning/resources/keep-texas-wild/awesome-ants/images/amber_ant.jpg obtained 1/31/2012 http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/outdoor-learning/resources/keep-texas-wild/awesome-ants/images/amber_ant.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/fakhir/1478942367/sizes/o/in/photostream/ obtained 1/31/2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/fakhir/1478942367/sizes/o/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ilmungo/203992629/sizes/o/in/photostream/ obtained 1/31/2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ilmungo/203992629/sizes/o/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/rappensuncle/431362537/sizes/o/in/photostream/ obtained 2/10/2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rappensuncle/431362537/sizes/o/in/photostream/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=1y3bKIOkcmk obtained 2/10/2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=1y3bKIOkcmk http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobalt/579398597/sizes/l/in/photostream/ obtained 2/10/2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobalt/579398597/sizes/l/in/photostream/ JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/) Obtained 2/13/12 JJ Harrisonhttp://www.noodlesnacks.com/ Rob Lavinsky, iRocks.com – CC-BY-SA-3.0 Galena Mineral Photo Obtained 2/13/12iRocks.com


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