Reflection: Rigor Minerals In Toothpaste (Part 1/2) - Section 2: Uses of Minerals

 

The Cross Cutting Concepts (CCC) deepen understanding of the Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI) and help students develop a coherent and scientifically based view of the world. CCC raise the bar for students to achieve at higher academic levels and add rigor to each lesson.

Crosscutting concepts can help students better understand core ideas in science and engineering. 

Crosscutting concepts can help students better understand science and engineering practices.

Crosscutting concepts can provide a common vocabulary for science and engineering.

Crosscutting concepts should not be assessed separately from science & engineering practices or disciplinary core ideas.

Crosscutting concepts are for all students. 

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Minerals In Toothpaste (Part 1/2)

Unit 7: Rocks & Minerals
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: SWBAT learn about the uses of various minerals in toothpaste.

Big Idea: As the demand for minerals increases, students begin to understand why minerals are important to our everyday lives.

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Science, Rock Cycle, minerals, rocks, toothpaste, Mining
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