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Earth Science Density Kit
AP5112
Find the densities of rocks-it's easy with this basic density kit! Students first learn to determine the densities of various objects, then investigate the densities of their own rock samples. Combine this activity with a field activity on rocks. Mat...
 
Earth Science Density Kit - Classroom Set
AP6195
Find the densities of rocks-it's easy with this basic density kit! Students first learn to determine the densities of various objects, then investigate the densities of their own rock samples. Combine this activity with a field activity on rocks. Mat...
 
Density of the Earth Kit
AP6738
The mass of the Earth has been calculated to be 5.98 x 1023 kg. The scale of this measurement is difficult to comprehend and impossible to measure directly. In this activity, students will use water displacement to make smaller scale measurements of ...
 
Bits and Pieces- Sediment Activity Kit
AP6740
Have your students become amateur Geologists! Flowing water has the power to make constant and dramatic changes to the Earth's surface. Geologists examine the size, type, and location of particles deposited by water to learn more about the history of...
 
Reading River Sediments
AP6515
As water works its way along the Earth's surface it picks up sediments from rocks and minerals. These sediments react chemically with surfaces of river sediments. The closer a section of river is to a mineral deposit the greater the detectable amount...
 
Prospector's Paradise - Student Laboratory Kit
AP6906
Gold has been discovered in Copper River! Have your students put their panning skills to the test and see if they can strike it rich. Students will use actual gold sifting pans to try to locate simulated gold samples (pyrite). Then students calculate...
 
Rock Cycle Adventure Student Activity Kit
AP7321
Send your students on an adventure to discover how the calcium in their breakfast juice could have once been part of a volcanic eruption! The random method of this interactive exercise helps students understand the dynamic nature of the rock cycle, h...
 
Rock Formation and Identification - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7030
What a value! Students will conduct a series of hands-on experiments using 68 rock specimens! As students observe the distinct characteristics of each type of rock, they will learn about the importance of the rock cycle. Students will also be able to...
 
Egg Geodes—Student Laboratory Kit
AP8045
Put a spin on egg decorating this year—add sparkling crystals! You’ll find everything you need to introduce crystallization and mineral formation with this unique and fun laboratory kit. Students apply the concept of solubility to create a supersatur...
 
Rock and Mineral Test Kit
AP5291
Perform a variety of physical property tests on rocks and minerals in the field or the classroom. Kit includes a streak plate for streak color, copper penny, glass plate and nail for hardness; magnet for iron content; magnifying glass; and a plastic ...
 
Flinn Rock and Mineral Test Kit - Set of 10
AP6350
Perform a variety of physical property tests on rocks and minerals in the field or the classroom. Kit includes a streak plate for streak color, copper penny, glass plate and nail for hardness; magnet for iron content; magnifying glass; and a plastic ...
 
Common Uses of Rocks and Minerals Student Laboratory Kit
AP7052
Did you know that many items we use everyday are mined from the Earth? Examples include limestone in building homes, feldspar in soaps, and fluorite in toothpaste. Your students will perform 10 hands-on activities to determine the properties of vario...
 
Chemical and Mechanical Weathering of Rock Student Laboratory Kit
AP7035
What impact do wind and rain or atmospheric conditions have on rocks? In this wide-ranging student lab kit, students will experiment and observe how mechanical weathering, geological changes, glacial changes, ice expansion, chemical weathering, oxida...
 
Be a Mineral Detective Student Laboratory Kit
AP5949
Given eight mineral unknown “suspects,” students are challenged to identify each mineral by name. Student “detectives” gather evidence about the eight unknown mineral specimens by performing numerous laboratory tests including observation, light inte...
 
Formation and Identification of Minerals Kit
AP7168
What are minerals? How are they formed? Students identify a variety of common and useful minerals based on their physical properties, including color, luster, hardness, cleavage, and streak. They then measure the specific gravity of the minerals to a...
 
Instant Geology Field Trip - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7051
Take a geology field trip without leaving the classroom! Students learn about rocks, minerals, and fossils by sorting through and classifying a mixture of specially selected specimens-just like in the field. Kit includes 58 detailed rock, mineral, an...
 
Mineral Rummy - Super Value Game
AP7351
Minerals can form precious gemstones or common salt crystals. What makes one mineral different from another? As students play this Mineral Rummy card game, they learn about the chemical composition of common minerals. Each deck includes 16 colorful p...
 
Minerals, Metals, and Mining - Super Value Guided-Inquiry Kit
AP6896
Precious metals in mineral deposits have been discovered and it’s the job of your students to decide which site would be the most profitable to mine—just like real-world geologists! Students extract “gold” and “silver” from ore samples of two differe...
 
Mineral Identification Kit
AP4881
Thirty different types of mineral specimens are tested by students for hardness, specific gravity, color, streak, cleavage, and luster. Five test pieces of each specimen are provided in compartmentalized collection boxes. A detailed 67-page teacher's...
 
What's My Mineral? Earth Science Review Game
AP7520
Learning about the properties of minerals is fun with this educational game. Playing in pairs, each student is challenged to identify the mystery mineral of an opponent, who is of course trying to do the same! The first student to discover the oppone...
 
Mineral Hunt Kit
AP5092
Test your mineral identification skills. Students identify 12 common minerals by observing and testing their physical properties. Each kit contains one pound of mineral/rock chips and a mineral identification kit. Three large rock samples are provide...
 
Mineral Crystal Shapes Kit
AP6124
Give your students a hands-on opportunity to explore and distinguish the main types of crystal formations. In this exclusive kit, paper models of cubic, tetragonal, orthorhombic, hexagonal, monoclinic and triclinic crystal shapes will be constructed ...
 
Geometry of Crystal Structure Kit
AP6505
Create and identify crystal shapes commonly found in minerals! Students use transparent pre-cut heavy-duty plastic to construct models of the six basic crystal shapes-cubic, tetragonal, orthorhombic, hexagonal, monoclinic, and triclinic. Students the...
 
Colorful Stalactites and Stalagmites Kit
AP6538
Watch as beautiful stalactites and stalagmites form before your eyes! A great demonstration kit for chemistry and earth science classrooms alike. The double-replacement reactions seen in this demonstration can be used to illustrate a variety of scien...
 
Stalactites and Stalagmites
AP6311
What are stalactites and stalagmites and how do they form? This simple, but elegant hands-on activity will teach students how groundwater enters caves and drips from the ceiling to form these intriguing structures. Each student group will have the op...
 
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