Classroom Activity

Microscopic Observation of Crystal Growth
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 5-12


Students will observe mannite and salol crystal samples through a microscope and then sketch the samples. "Student reader" pages provide background information about crystal growth. Student worksheets may be used to assess student learning.

Microscopic Observation of Crystal Growth [120KB PDF file]

This lesson plan is part of the Microgravity Educator Guide.