Rocks and Minerals Tic Tac Toe

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
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
Using the recipe provided,
make a serving of “Dirt”
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