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Earth Materials Study Guide 3rd Grade

Science Study Guide
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Three ways you can observe a rock's size
circumfrence, diameter, depth
What three things will help you identify what kind of rock you found
hardness
color
texture
Dropping ________ , like vinegar on a rock will help learn what is in it
acid
Looking at a rock with a _______ ______ helps to learn what is in it
hand lens
Scratching a rock with a _______ will help you to learn how hard the rock is
knife
3 properties of a mineral
color
mass
hardness
What would be a good use for hard mineral like diamond or quartz?
jewlery
The _______ ________ checks for the presence of calcite
vinegar test
A mixture of different minerals is called a _____
rock
If you put sand in a solution of vinegar and water, the sand would do nothing unless the sand contained ________
calcite
When observing mock rocks, I learned that the __________ helps seperate the parts of a rock
evaporation
__________ is the hardest mineral on the Moh's Hardness Scale
diamond
Three types of rocks
igneous
sedimentary2
metamorphic
Commons uses for rocks or minerals
mud, table salt, hand wash jeans, mask, eraser, countertops, toothpaste, jewlery, makeup
What property of a mineral is described:
The mineral is brownish-red
color
What property of a mineral is described:
It weighs 25 grams
mass
What property of a mineral is described:
My fingernail scratches it
hardness