This science kit makes an excellent introduction to the world of rocks and minerals!
The projects in this set provide hands-on fun for kids of all ages, as they get to identify 30 unique specimens, plus crack open a geode, grow crystals on a rock, make their own sedimentary rock, and much more. The instruction manual includes information on the rock cycle, crystal formations, and geodes. With 10 different projects, this kit is sure to provide hours of exploration. The projects will help kids recognize minerals of all kinds, as well as teach about the three types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Ages 10 & up.
15 rock specimens
15 mineral specimens
Double lens magnifier
Iron filings (for magnetism tests)
2 bar magnets
Ceramic streak plate
Nail (for hardness test)
2 limestone specimens
Crystal rock garden
This kit is packaged in an environmentally-friendly white cardboard box.