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. $ 9.00


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. Each is up to 500 million years old. Carefully unearth your discoveries and identify them with the Fossil Clue sheet that includes a written description of each fossil type and colored photos for easy identification. Kit includes fossil-bearing clay "rock", an excavation tool, a hand lens and fossil guide.



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.

"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.

Geology Lab for Kids Kit - Features 52 simple, inexpensive and fun experiments that explore the Earth's surface, structure and process. The book is divided into 12 units. It includes photographs, clear instructions, and safety tips to walk readers through the brief projects. This family-friendly guide explores the wonders of geology with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities. Ages 6 to 12; with color illustrations. This great kit includes:
  • Geology for Kids book
  • 17 rocks, minerals and crystals and 3 fossils
  • a magnifying glass, streak plate, glass plate, penny & nail

Stories in Stone Classroom Kit - Includes:
  • Stories in Stone book (item# B600)
  • 32 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.