8A70.05 - Geological Samples

Code Number:
8A70.05
Demo Title:
Geological Samples
Condition:
Good
Principle:
Crystal and Rock Formation
Area of Study:
Geology
Equipment:
Two sets of rocks and minerals.
Procedure:

See also 8A70.05 in Astronomy.

The rocks and minerals are all labeled or numbered.  You can pass these around to the students so that they can see the entire set as the individual samples are fairly small.

Choose the samples that best represent the planet that you are describing.

References:
  • David J. Stevenson, "Planetary Diversity", Physics Today, April 2004, p. 43.

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