Ch 50: TExES Science 7-12: Minerals & Rocks

About This Chapter

Examine the types and composition of rocks and see how they differ from minerals in the lessons in our Minerals and Rocks chapter. As you brush up on your basic geology, you'll also sharpen your skills in preparation for the TExES Science 7-12 exam.

TExES Science 7-12: Minerals & Rocks - Chapter Summary

The information presented in this chapter is designed to address some of the competencies required by the TExES Science 7-12 test. Reexamine the processes involved in the rock cycle, differentiate between metamorphic and igneous rock, and take a look at the composition of various types of minerals through a careful study of this chapter. The lessons provide information on the following:

  • Types of rocks and the rock cycle
  • Properties and examples of minerals
  • Non-silicate vs. silicate minerals

Reinforce your strengths and identify areas that require additional study using the chapter tests and lesson quizzes that accompany each of these video lessons. These handy measurement tools will enable you to gauge your progress and concentrate your efforts on those areas that need the most work. Combined with the ease of access to instructors and subject-matter experts, these features will help you to structure your study sessions for maximum effectiveness and efficiency.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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