Name: ________________________________________________________ Date: ________________________ Rocks and Minerals Tic-Tac-Toe Directions: Your goal is to win tic-tac-toe on the board below. By choosing three activities in a row, you will complete your assignment. Be sure to read the boxes carefully and complete the assignment with attention to detail. Good luck! Geography Connection: Research ten different places in the United States that are rich in minerals. Create a map showing these ten places. Writing Connection: Write a poem that describes the benefits of rocks and minerals in our world today. Reading Connection: Read one of three articles provided. After reading, list five facts you learned about rocks and minerals. Math Connection: Find the hardness of five minerals and rank them in order. FREE SPACE! Choose any activity to complete with rocks and minerals. Be sure to have teacher approval first. Art Connection: Using a variety of materials, create and name your own rock or mineral. Include 3-5 sentences describing your rock or mineral. Music Connection: Write a song about one or more mineral. Include a minimum of five facts about the mineral. Home Economics Connection: Using the recipe provided, make a serving of “Dirt” dessert. Writing Connection: Picture yourself as the first person to discover gold. Write a paragraph that describes this experience to us and tell us what you learned about gold.