Earth Materials SES4U (Lab/Exhibit Combo Lesson)
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By seeing and handling a large variety of specimens, students learn to describe how the three major types of rock are formed, to distinguish between rocks and minerals, and to conduct tests to examine their properties. The use of rocks and minerals in our everyday lives is reviewed.
The exhibit portion of this topic is enhanced by visits to the Gallery of Minerals, Gallery of Gems and Gold, and the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
Curriculum Links: investigate the properties of various Earth materials; conduct a series of tests to identify and classify common minerals; investigate common igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; describe the formation of various types of rocks
Not available before 10:00 a.m.
Maximum 140 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time.
Availability subject to change.
Availability subject to change
The following afternoons are full:
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The following mornings are full:
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Friday, December 6, 2013
Monday, December 9, 2013
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Friday, December 13, 2013
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Thursday, May 15, 2014
This lesson is full
on the following date(s):
from Mon, December 23 2013 to Fri, January 03 2014
Wed, December 25 2013
Mon, February 17 2014
from Mon, March 10 2014 to Fri, March 14 2014
from Fri, April 18 2014 to Mon, April 21 2014
Mon, May 19 2014
from Tue, July 01 2014 to Mon, September 01 2014