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Rocks and Minerals

Category: Nature

Year Introduced: 1937

Item Number: YOU6240

Originating Institution: General Conference

Requirements

1.      Distinguish between rocks and minerals.
2.      Have a collection of at least fifteen specimens correctly named. Label each specimen with collector's name, date, and locality in which it was found.
3.      Define and name two examples each (from specimens or pictures) of igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic.
4.      What is meant by Mohs' scale of hardness? Name the minerals in Mohs' scale.
5.      Define cleavage, specific gravity, luster, color, streak, texture, crystal.
6.      Name four uses for rocks and four uses for minerals.
7.      Tell of four Bible incidents in which a rock was significant.
8.      What are the foundation stones of the New Jerusalem?

Materials

1.      Distinguish between rocks and minerals.
2.      Have a collection of at least fifteen specimens correctly named. Label each specimen with collector's name, date, and locality in which it was found.
3.      Define and name two examples each (from specimens or pictures) of igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic.
4.      What is meant by Mohs' scale of hardness? Name the minerals in Mohs' scale.
5.      Define cleavage, specific gravity, luster, color, streak, texture, crystal.
6.      Name four uses for rocks and four uses for minerals.
7.      Tell of four Bible incidents in which a rock was significant.
8.      What are the foundation stones of the New Jerusalem?

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