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Description:

The purpose of this activity is to acquaint students with basic properties of crystals using an inquiry-based format that will include brainstorming/questioning, observations, and drawings by the students in the initial section. The second part of the inquiry will lead the students to activities that will include the growing of crystals while exploring the supersaturating of liquids and further exploration of crystals using assorted hands-on activities. This activity can be adapted for students from third grade up through middle school.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Temperature,Sodium,Inquiry-based learning,Cooperative/small-group learning,Hypothesis testing,NSDL,Saturation,Hands-on learning,Chloride,Teacher-centered/traditional instruction,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080618221900208T,Active learning/discovery learning,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Solution,Crystal,Chemistry,Student-centered instruction,Education,Rubrics,Demonstrations,Laboratory experiment,General,Performance-based assessment,Geoscience

    Language:

    English

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