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This resource supports standard 4 of the New York math, science and technology standards. Standard 4 states: students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science. The major understanding being supported is 3.1a, which states: Minerals have physical properties determined by their chemical composition and crystal structure. Minerals can be identified by well-defined physical and chemical properties, such as cleavage, fracture, color, density, hardness, streak, luster, crystal shape, and reaction with acid. Chemical composition and physical properties determine how minerals are used by humans.

This resource supports standard 1 of the New York math, science and technology standards. Standard 1 states: Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry, and engineering design, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers, and develop solutions. The Key Idea supported is Key Idea 1 of scientific inquiry, which states: The central purpose of scientific inquiry is to develop explanations of natural phenomena in a continuing, creative process.

This resource supports standard 2 of the New York math, science and technology standards. Standard 2 states: Students will access, generate, process, and transfer information, using appropriate technologies. The Key Idea supported is Key Idea 1, which states: Information technology is used to retrieve, process, and communicate information as a tool to enhance learning.