The Earth's Crust
Layers of Rock
The Rock Cycle
In your own words, explain how the rock cycle works.
How Are Rocks Classified?
The Three Types
Properties and Characteristics
Mohs Hardness Scale
The Mohs scale of mineral hardness characterizes the scratch resistance of various minerals through the ability of a harder material to scratch a softer material. It was created in 1812 by the German geologist and mineralogist Friedrich Mohs and is one of several definitions of hardness in materials science.
Above are two examples of the Mohs Hardness Scale... what are some of the similarities and differences in these two graphics? Is one easier to understand than the other. Explain your answer.
Difference Between Rocks and Minerals