Earth science can be fun! These Hands-On Kits get students thinking about how things really work.

  • Watch it grow.
  • Dig it out.
  • What happens when light penetrates different minerals.
  • Learn how the earth works.

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Item # Item Description Price
Flowering Rock - Add some magic potion (you'll find it in your own kitchen) and watch it grow.
$ 4.00

Petroglyph Kit - Make your own petroglyphs just like those left behind by ancient cultures. This great kit includes rock blanks, a chipping tool, examples of petroglyphs and educational information with instructions. $ 9.95


Fossil Discovery Dig - Young fossil hunters can capture all of the excitement of digging for real fossils! Use the tools included to uncover and identify five (5) actual fossils. Carefully unearth your fossil specimens embedded in the block. Fossils are identified by photos on the packaging and may include a shark tooth, brachipod, crinoid stem, gastropod, horn corn, clam, sand dollar or sea urchin. Kit includes fossil-bearing gypsum "rock", an excavation tool, small brush, magnifying hand lens and identifying fossil chart.

$ 10.95


Optical Rocks - Visible light travels in a straight path through the air. However, if it encounters a transparent or translucent object like the specimens in this kit something happens. Some light will be reflected away by the surface of the object and some will be refracted (bent) from its original path as it passes through the object.

Kit includes:

  • 4 numbered specimens consisting optical calcite, ulexite, quartz and phlogopite.
  • A detailed instruction booklet to learn about what happens to light rays when they strikes and penetrates the surface these minerals.
$ 9.95

"How the Earth Works Kit" - This great kit includes:
  • How the Earth Works book
  • 17 rocks, minerals and crystals and 8 fossils
  • a magnifying glass
All specimens are labeled to correspond with listings and numbering in the book.

Stories in Stone Classroom Kit - Includes:
  • Stories in Stone book (item# B600)
  • 25 magnifying lenses
  • 100 rock and mineral samples including 10 pieces each of basalt, conglomerate, galena, granite, halite, obsidian, quartz crystals, schist, shale and slate.
Enough for 10 work groups of students.