Ch 20: Properties of Minerals & Rocks

About This Chapter

You can learn important facts about rocks and minerals by watching the video lessons found in this chapter. Go over the main definitions, characteristics and classifications of rocks and minerals in a convenient online format.

Properties of Minerals & Rocks - Chapter Summary

If you would like to improve your understanding of the Earth that we live on, it's a good idea to learn about the basic building blocks of the planet: rocks and minerals. You can do this by watching the helpful and informative video lessons in this chapter.

These lessons are a great way to learn about the basic characteristics of rocks and minerals, specific types of each, and informative examples. Our instructors will go over the major classifications of different types of rocks and minerals and how they help us learn more about the planet. Topics you will learn about include:

  • The types, properties & examples of minerals
  • The differences between rocks and minerals
  • Igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks
  • How rocks are formed

You can take the lesson's practice quiz to make sure you have understood the basics of the topics covered. The chapter's final exam will let you see how much you remember about the subject as a whole. Be sure to use your personal Dashboard to track your educational progress as you complete different lessons and quizzes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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