10 …another property of mineral is luster. Luster describes how light bounces off (reflects) a mineral.Which is metallic and shiny and which is dull?
11 The texture or the “feel” of a mineral depends on the size of its particles. This mineral has big particles. It has a rough texture.This mineral has very tiny particles. It has a smooth texture.
12 The way to identify rocks and minerals is learning about their properties: ColorStreakHardnessLusterTexture
13 Let’s Review!Read pp. 124 and 125 of your book. Use the pictures to help you understand what you read.
14 Now it’s your turn to identify your rock! Adopt a pet rock.Fill out the chart. Make your pet rock “look good” by following the rubric.
15 Rubric for your pet rock 4 Points (100%)3 Points (75%)Student’s information is correct. He/she wrote in complete sentences.Student’s information is correct. He/she did not write in complete sentences.Student’s answer is wrong.