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New for 2016!   


MINERAL IDENTIFICATION METHODS PROGRAM

 PROGRAM SUMMARY & PARAMETERS

 Summary

 A fun and engaging workshop designed to teach participants the principals of mineral identification and provide an overview of mineral properties including hardness, luster, transparency, crystal form, cleavage and fracture. Participants use their knowledge to identify sample minerals while reinforcing proper scientific method techniques.

Parameters

Goals:

1. Increase in understanding of proper scientific techniques

2. Learn basics of mineral properties

3. Learn how to identify minerals

4. Exposure to different types of minerals

5. Give confidence and a desire for further scientific learning

 

Age Range: Suitable for ages 7 and up, ideal for ages 10 and up

Program Type: Classroom setting, lecture combined with hands-on workshop


More information will be available on this program soon!





















          
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