[PHOTOS] Geology Rocks!

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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.

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

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

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Marlynn Dorielan knows minerals can be seriated by hardness.

(Photos courtesy of Roosevelt School)


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