Rocks & Minerals (SEPUP) Unit Summary
Lesson #
Lesson Name
Modification/Notes
Duration (days)
12
Observing Natural Resources

1
13
Diamond Dilemma

1
14a
Introducing CER Process

1
14
Analyzing Diamond Data
Diamond Dilemma CER Student Form

Diamond Dilemma CER exemplar

Diamond Dilemma CER rubric
1
15
Mineral Properties

2
16
Mineral Identification
Mineral ID - Using Mineral CER Student form

Mineral ID - Using Mineral CER exemplar

Mineral ID - Using Mineral CER Rubric
3
16a
Comparing Calcite and Quartz
Comparing Calcite and Quartz data table planning for minerals in rocks

Calcite and Quartz in rocks Rubric
1
17
Minerals in Rocks

2
18
Every Rock Tells a Story

1
19
Rock Formation

2
20
Identifying Rock Types

2
21
Modeling Rock Layers

2
22
The Rock Cycle Game

2
23
Making Minerals

2