Science & Nature
GEMS ROCK & Mineral Adventure - by DINOSAURS ROCK
Join a DINOSAURS ROCK expert for this fun and educational geological journey, exploring of the world of Rocks & Minerals, complete with real, massive museum quality specimens as the backdrop!
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DINOSAURS ROCK has been providing educational entertainment related to these topics for 20+ years on both the East & West Coasts. Now, students and families around the globe can experience their modified virtual assembly program. We'll cover lots of fascinating information related to Rocks & Minerals and Geology through on-line demos and expansive exhibits of genuine museum quality specimens such as Amethyst, Quartz, Giant Geodes, Quartz, Pyrite, Emerald, Citrine and more... As DINOSAUR ROCKS...
While viewing way cool, REAL mineral specimens up close, students will learn, in a fun, interactive and dynamic way about the uses of Rocks & Minerals as critical resources in our every day lives, how Gemstones form, the volcanic origin of cool crystal-filled geodes (with a visual demo of splitting a REAL geode). We'll touch on plate tectonics in an age appropriate way covering the large scale dynamic forces that affect earth's land, water and atmospheric systems, weathering and erosion. We know this new class is sure to be awarded the same 5-star review our other classes (Dinosaurs Rock, Sharks & Oceans Rock and our 5-day Virtual Camp) have received! We are happy to cover other related content requested by students prior to the class.
DINOSAURS ROCK has been providing educational entertainment at schools, camps, private events and large-scale venues like the Bronx Zoo for 20+ years—and now children and their families around the globe can experience DINOSAURS ROCK through virtual online classes! DINOSAURS ROCK was founded by husband & wife team Neil Brown and Leslie Freund with the mission of providing an authentic (and fun) learning experience to children of all ages! As they say, "We Bring The Museum To You"! Science topics they cover include Dinosaurs, Fossils, Rocks & Minerals, Insects, Sea-life and the Oceans and Electricity. Please visit DinosaursRock.com and DinoaursuRockSuperstore.com to learn more about their events and STEM-based products.
No outside materials required, but students may want to supplement the class with DIY activity supplies such as Geodes, Rock & Mineral ID charts, 2 lb Mineral Sorting Kit, Fossil & Mineral Excavations and more found at DinosaursRockSuperstore.com.
35 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Leslie Freund for DINOSAURS ROCKDIINOSAURS ROCK!
173 total reviews
87 completed classes
My husband Neil Brown and I are co-founders of DINOSAURS ROCK - We have been providing kids and their families educational programs for over 20 years. All DINOSAURS ROCK instructors have a deep connection with children and embrace our mission of...