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        Life’s Rocky Start | Minerals

        See minerals inside rocks and learn about their uses, in this video from NOVA: Life’s Rocky Start. Look at thin slices of rocks, such as peridotite and basalt, under a microscope and see their mineral compositions. Minerals are made up of elements that are essential to modern life.

        This resource was developed through WGBH’s Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms project, in collaboration with NASA. Click here for the full collection of resources.

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