Help identify a mineral by determining its hardness and performing a streak test. The collection of nine minerals represents the Mohs hardness scale from #1 (talc) to #9 (corundum). In addition, the kit includes instructions, a streak plate, and a field pouch.
This product will support your students' understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, as shown in the table below.
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| 2-PS1-1 |
Students can use Hardness / Streak Test Kit to plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties. 5-PS1-3
Students can use Hardness / Streak Test Kit to make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.
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Students can investigate using the Hardness / Streak Test Kit in an investigation to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and can have an impact on society.
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* NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.