[PHOTOS] Geology Rocks!

RAHWAY —¬†Fourth grade students in Mrs. Prakapas’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently investigated the hardness of minerals to help identify and order them.


Judy Nguyen and Nicole Moncada found that when comparing the hardness of any two objects, the harder one will scratch the softer one.


Jared Carvajal and Lourdes learned that hardness, a mineral property, is the resistance of a mineral to being scratched.

Marlynn Dorielan knows minerals can be seriated by hardness.

(Photos courtesy of Roosevelt School)

Connect with NJTODAY.NET

Join NJTODAY.NET's free Email List to receive occasional updates delivered right to your email address!
Email ads@njtoday.net for advertising information Send stuff to NJTODAY.NET Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter Download this week's issue of NJTODAY.NET
Print Friendly, PDF & Email