This video gives an overview of the physical properties of minerals and shows different types of minerals that students can learn to associate with these properties.
This video shows in great detail how road salt is made. It gives an interesting and real world look at how minerals are extracted, processed, and commercialized.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
The quality of synthetic diamonds has improved so much they are hard to tell from real diamonds.
Conditions on the gas giants, like Uranus and Neptune, are right for the formation of diamonds in the atmosphere.