Children's Water Education Council
c/o Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Rd.,
Kitchener, ON N2P 2R7
Festival Activity Centres
Students will learn what a mineral is through a hands-on exploration of snowflakes. They will have the opportunity to look at a snowflake through a magnifying glass and see it up close.
Earth and Space Systems, Grade 4 (Rocks and Minerals)\
Rocks and minerals have unique characteristics and properties that are a result of how they were formed.The properties of rocks and minerals determine society’s possible uses for them. Our use of rocks and minerals affects the environment.
1. assess the social and environmental impacts of human uses of rocks and minerals;
2. investigate, test, and compare the physical properties of rocks and minerals;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the physical properties of rocks and minerals.