This page is set up to allow Calkins Road Middle School Science Olympiads in the Rocks and Minerals Section to access material that I have introduced at weekly meetings. I plan to add to this weekly from November 2017 to March 2018.
Ultimately there will be 3 sections (General Info, Introduction to Rocks and Minerals, and Stations/Quizzes). All contain links to material we have covered, or will cover, when we meet.
- Rules-for-2016-2017-Rocks-and-Minerals – please read and ask any questions, we will review all these items in coming meetings NOTE – As of Nov. 20th this is last year’s rules. I will update if a new version is available.
- 2018_Official_Science_Olympiad_Rocks_Mineral_List – We will review each and every one between November and late January.
- Mineral-Properties-1 – Introduction to Mineral Properties, Cleavage, Hardness, Crystal Forms, Luster, & Fracture
- Science Olympiad Website for Rocks and Minerals – A very informative page with material on the rocks and minerals you need to know and their properties. PLEASE REVIEW
Introduction to Rocks and Minerals on the List
Mineral groups and rock types will be introduced gradually thorough December and January. The pages provided here have pictures for each mineral and rock, but will leave you room to take notes and add properties as you learn them. Pages are designed to be useful for the notebooks you are generating for the event.
You will get the most out of this material if you print the pages prior to the meeting date listed when they will be introduced.
As of Nov. 20th, 2017, this section is not yet populated. I will add material and establish links after we start doing stations in early 2018.