Science Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Minerals of Earth's crust

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arkansas Standards

AR.8. Earth and Space Science: Earth Systems: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's structure and properties using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology
ESS.8.5.1. Structure and Properties: Identify some basic elements composing minerals: silicon, oxygen, iron, sodium, chlorine, calcium, carbon, hydrogen, aluminum
ESS.8.5.2. Structure and Properties: Investigate the growth of crystals
ESS.8.5.3. Structure and Properties: Identify characteristics of minerals
ESS.8.5.4. Structure and Properties: Conduct investigations on mineral properties: luster, hardness, streak, acid test for calcite, fluorescence
ESS.8.5.5. Structure and Properties: Identify the following minerals: halite (salt), feldspar, sulfur, quartz, diamonds, gypsum, calcite, talc, hematite (iron), precious metals, (gold, silver)
ESS.8.5.6. Structure and Properties: Identify minerals found in Arkansas: bauxite, diamonds, quartz, galena
ESS.8.5.7. Structure and Properties: Identify characteristics of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks
ESS.8.5.8. Structure and Properties: Compare and contrast by investigation characteristics of the three basic types of rocks: sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic
ESS.8.5.9. Structure and Properties: Classify the three basic types of rocks