I think nurturing critical creativity is important in the science classroom and, especially in remote learning, activities like these are a fun outlet for students.
Student Work Samples
Some students took the opportunity to hand draw (and photograph) their work, and some students worked with digital tools. Either way, the results were amazing. Check out some student work samples below.
Quite a cast of characters, right? Fellow science educators interested in incorporating this project into your curriculum, you can find the Make-a-Mineral Doc lesson on my Shares page.
This blog contains occasional dispatches from my science classroom and professional learning experiences. Thank you for reading!