Imogene's Crystal Formation

Year 9 Science


1.  What
is a crystal?

2.  What
substances can be used to make crystals?

3.  What
are some examples of crystals in nature? What household items can you also grow
crystals from?

4.  Explain
the process of crystal growth.

5.  Explain
how crystals can grow in different shapes and sizes.

6.  Outline
a few different types of crystals.

7.  What
effect do crystals have on light travelling through them? (relate to
reflection, refraction, dispersion and diffraction)

8.  What
are the optimum conditions for crystal growth?

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