Mineralogy 4 Kids, Mineralogical Society of America
This site from the Mineralogical Society of America describes the physical properties of minerals in terms that kids will understand. The site also includes the definition of a mineral, an identification chart, and links to descriptions of the physical properties used to identify minerals.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Mineralogy Topics: Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Physical PropertiesKeywords: hardness, color, luster, cleavage, streak, specific gravity
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