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How to Identify Gems and Minerals (Ages 8-12)

In this one-time class we will learn about gems and minerals, how the form, which ones are common or rare, and which minerals make good gemstones.
Max Chipman
297 total reviews for this teacher
24 reviews for this class
Completed by 184 learners
Class
30 minutes
per class
Meets once
8-12
year olds
1-6
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

Students will learn how minerals and gems are identified, how they formed, and which minerals make the best gems.
I have both a Bachelor's of science and Master's degree in Earth Science, with a focus in paleontology, and have previously worked at a UNESCO fossil world heritage site.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Max Chipman
🇨🇦
Lives in Canada
Paleontologist/Geologist
297 total reviews
571 completed classes

About Me

Hello and welcome to my classroom,

My name is Max and I have a Bachelors of Science in Geology from Acadia University and a Masters of Science in Earth Science from The University of Toronto. 

I teach classes on topics of earth science... 
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