The properties of rocks determine how they are used and also influence land usage by humans.
Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Matter is made up of particles whose properties determine the observable characteristics of matter and its reactivity.
Explain the properties of materials in terms of the arrangement and properties of the atoms that compose them.
Rocks are usually composed of one or more minerals.