Give your students a hands-on opportunity to explore and distinguish the main types of crystal formations. In this exclusive kit, paper models of cubic, tetragonal, orthorhombic, hexagonal, monoclinic and triclinic crystal shapes will be constructed and compared to specifically selected mineral samples. Kit includes two sets of six different actual mineral samples, crystal shape master sheets and a handout with detailed background and instructions.
Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)†
Science & Engineering Practices
Developing and using models
Disciplinary Core Ideas
MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter