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Do your students eagerly fill out their “March Madness” tournament brackets? Have some fun and inspire your students with March Madness mineralogy! This activity combines the popularity of “bracketology” with a review of the characteristics of minerals. Knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of minerals will help students determine the winner of the Sweet 16 Mineral Identification Tournament!


  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Mohr's Hardness Scale
  • Luster