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Unit 6: Sorting It Out
The Malachite Palace
by Alma Flor Ada

Internet Connection Activity
Minerals    Cross Curricular
The Mineral Malachite
Connect to this link:
http://mineral.galleries.com/Minerals/CARBONAT/MALACHIT/MALACHIT.htm


  1. Read the page.

  2. Click azurite and read.

  3. Click the Back arrow and then Specimens.

  4. Click photos to see larger pictures. Then click the Back arrow.

  5. Click Malachite and then jewelry to see malachite in another form.

Collection Highlights
Connect to this link:
http://www.austmus.gov.au/chapman/highlights.htm


  1. Click Rhodonite. Study the large picture and the facts.

  2. Click the Back arrow.

  3. Explore more minerals.


Internet Connection Activity
Malachite and Other Minerals    Find Out More
Gem Gallery
Connect to this link:
http://www.theimage.com/gemstone/gemstone.html


  1. Scroll down and click Malachite.

  2. Read the information. Click numbers at the bottom to see large images. Then click the Back arrow.

  3. At the bottom of the page, click Gemstones.

  4. Click to explore other minerals.

The Mineral Cabinet: Carbonates and borates
Connect to this link:
http://www.min.uni-bremen.de/kabinett/klasse_5.en.html


  1. Find and click each malachite picture to enlarge it.

  2. Find out where the mineral sample was found. Then click the Back arrow.

  3. Click other minerals that interest you.

  4. Which minerals do you think are beautiful?


Internet Connection Activity
Royalty    Leveled Books
Romanov Family Album
Connect to this link:
http://www.alexanderpalace.org/palace/scrapbook.html


  1. Click Page One and look at the pictures.

  2. Click Anastasia knitting in the Mauve Room.

  3. Read the page. Then click the Back arrow.

  4. Click Page Four. Click and read Aleksey.

  5. Then go back. Study Alexandra in Jewels and Olga and Tatiana in Uniform in the same way.

Tudor Times
Connect to this link:
http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/nettsch/time/tudors.html


  1. Click Kings and Queens and read about the rulers.

  2. Click Back to Tudor Page. Then click Daily Life.

  3. Go back. Then click and study Fashion.

  4. How were the lives of royalty and commoners different?