Classroom Activity

Zeolite Crystal Growth
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 5-12


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.