Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 5-12
Publication Year: 1997
Product Number: EG-1997-08-110-HQ
Subjects: Physical Science
Zeolite crystals consist of alternating arrays of silica and alumina. The crystals can take on many geometric forms such as cubes and tetrahedra. Students will observe zeolite crystal samples through a microscope and then sketch the samples. "Student reader" pages provide background information about zeolites. Student worksheets may be used to assess student learning.
Zeolite Crystal Growth [143KB PDF file]
This lesson plan is part of the Microgravity Educator Guide.