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153-Apatite $9.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
A sample of apatite

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
To introduce the mineral apatite and to emphasize its importance in the human body
To practice identifying elements in a mineral formula
To discuss the effect of the element, fluorine on the hardness and acid resistance of human teeth
To introduce the concept of replacement of components within a mineral to form another mineral
with different properties

GRADES 6-9
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Ruth Deike
Rock Detective Geoscience Education
395 Deer Run Drive
Nellysford , VA 96080

Phone: 434-263-3737

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