Objectives #10 (October
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
Rock Your State! In-class work
w Review: Use your knowledge of rock classification to describe the characteristics of igneous rocks.
w New this time: Describe the sub-classifications of sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks, and apply that information to hand samples.
w Explain the relationship between minerals and rocks.
w Describe some of the characteristics of minerals that allow us to classify them and discern their properties.
w Describe how to explore and characterize mineral properties, including color, hardness, density/specific gravity, mineral cleavage, luster, and reaction to acid.