Welcome to the 6th Grade Science Mineral Trading Card Project!

Assignment


DAY ONE: RESEARCH

The Task: Find a Mineral or Gem to Locate Images and Facts

RESEARCH RESOURCES
Google Doc Version of Research Notes Page - When you open this page, choose MAKE A COPY to make your own copy for your notes.

Informational Resources

Image Sites - while there is some information on these sites, they are most useful for images of the minerals

References - Use These Resources to Find Definitions and Other Information to Help You Understand Your Research

Need More Sources of Information?
  • Science Spot - Check out this site for a list of links to mineral resources.

Databases


CITING YOUR SOURCES

You'll need to track the sources of information you use for this project!
Did you know that you have an account on EasyBib and that you can log in using your Google Account?
Remember, if you use autocite, remember to CHECK your citation! And when citing an image, you need to change from WebPage type to Image.

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DAY TWO: MAKING YOUR TRADING CARD

Making Your Mineral Card

Sample Card

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Project Rubric