Ch 37: Praxis Middle School Science: Minerals & Rocks

About This Chapter

Explore information about minerals and rocks to get ready for the Praxis Middle School Science exam. Our collection of easy-to-follow video lessons and brief quizzes provide a fun and engaging review experience.

Praxis Middle School Science: Minerals & Rocks Chapter Summary

Deepen your understanding of minerals and rocks before you take the Praxis Middle School Science exam. Collect the knowledge and skills you'll need in order to answer questions pertaining to:

  • Identifying the principles of the rock cycle
  • Comparing igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks
  • Defining minerals and their types
  • Giving examples of minerals and describing their properties
  • Knowing the differences between silicate and non-silicate minerals

Watch as instructors guide you through each subject in a comprehensive manner. Building up your understanding of the different types of rocks and minerals can help to boost your level of preparedness for the Praxis Middle School Science test.

Praxis Middle School Science: Minerals & Rocks Chapter Objectives

The Praxis Middle School Science exam gauges your comprehension of scientific subjects to determine your qualification for licensure to teach science. This Minerals and Rocks chapter focuses on content that will appear on the Earth and Space Sciences portion of the test, which accounts for about 18% of total exam questions. Our self-assessment quizzes are designed to provide you with some measure of your comprehension of minerals and rocks as well as examples of the types of questions that will appear on the actual test.

The exam consists of both multiple-choice and open-ended questions. You may be required to click on an oval to select the best answer, select a sentence or part of a chart or graph, drag and drop your answer, or choose an option from a pull-down menu. The open-ended questions will prompt you to write your own short answer or essay.

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