Get Hands-On with Rocks and Minerals!

30 Minute Program

Explore a selection of rocks and minerals from our learning collection to discover some of the fascinating characteristics of both, the stories rocks can tell us about the planet’s past, or even find your own favorite.

Area of Focus:

Hands-on mineral discovery

What your students will see and do:

Handle and examine a selection of rocks and mineralsDiscover some of the properties used to classify rocks and minerals

Big Ideas:

Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.