Rocks & Minerals
Paste With a Taste PDF Version
Make toothpaste from minerals.
Rock Hunt PDF Version
Collect, describe and sort rocks.
Jelly Belly Geology & Rock Identification PDF Version
Learn how to identify and classify rocks and minerals by the makeup of their properties and how we use them everyday.
Rock Game PDF Version
Teams try to identify rocks being described by teammates using new and common terminology.
Make Your Own Rock PDF Version
Explore what makes up rocks using fun ingredients, including some you can eat!
*Draft* Birdseed Mining PDF Version Students will go "mining" in a container of birdseed with hidden beads, representing minerals of different values. They must make decisions about equipment, extraction, and reclamation techniques!
Mine a Pie PDF Version
Mine a plot of "land" and determine a profit or loss based on the choices.
Pick a Permit PDF Version
Find basic information about a variety of permits required for mining and simulate agencies devising rules and regulations for commercial use of a school resource.
Recycling Metals PDF Version
Students conduct a study of metal recycling in their community and create a new or improved plan for recycling or a public awareness campaign.
Solving the Challenges of Mining PDF Version
Learn about new mining projects proposed for Alaska and research to propose solutions to a challenge related to one of the proposed mines.