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209-Topaz $12.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
-- A sample of topaz

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
- To introduce raw topaz and the November birthstone
- To introduce the names of several chemical elements found in topaz
- To introduce the Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness
- To note that topaz is a very hard mineral and that hard minerals can survive erosion in a long river journey
- To introduce the notion that topaz can be found in many parts of the earth and to provide the opportunity to locate these countries and learn what languages are spoken there

GRADES 2-8
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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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