Lots of things are made from different minerals, from paint to jewelry. Help kids recognize the difference between rocks and minerals with Rocks and Minerals Worksheet. Pictured are several things that contain minerals, one mineral sample, and three rock samples – one sedimentary, one igneous, and one metamorphic. Have kids color the page and circle the rocks to show that they are different from minerals and objects that contain minerals.
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