3.5: Demonstrate knowledge of materials that comprise Earth?s crust, and demonstrate skill in classifying these materials.

3.5.2: Given a description of the properties of a particular rock or mineral, identify a sample rock or mineral that matches those properties. Properties that students should be able to describe and interpret include:

3.5.2.a: colour

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3.5.2.b: lustre or ?shininess?; e.g., shiny, dull, glassy, metallic, earthy

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3.5.2.d: hardness, based on scratch tests with available materials

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3.5.2.f: crystal shape for minerals, or overall pattern of rocks.

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3.5.3: Describe and classify a group of rocks and minerals, based upon the above properties.

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3.7: Construct structures, using a variety of materials and designs, and compare the effectiveness of the various materials and designs for their intended purposes.

3.7.5: Identify the intended purpose and use of structures to be built, and explain how knowing the intended purpose and use helps guide decisions regarding materials and design.

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3.7.6: Understand that simple designs are often as effective as more complex ones, as well as being easier and cheaper to build, and illustrate this understanding with a practical example.

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3.8: Evaluate the suitability of different materials and designs for their use in a building task.

3.8.5: Apply procedures to test different designs.

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Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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