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131-Items used by Early People $12.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLES:
-- A piece of raw turquoise, copper ore, or other green, or blue-green mineral
-- Several shells with holes from boring snails
-- A piece of flint, or chert
-- A piece of red-brown hematite, or yellow-brown goethite

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
-- To show that early people used rocks from Nature's Hardware Store
-- To encourage the use of individual observation for problem-solving
-- To introduce boring snails
-- To introduce flint, conchoidal fracture, and the making of arrowheads
-- To introduce the use of minerals as face paint and dye

GRADES 1-8
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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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