‘Bread Rocks’ Make a Fun Metamorphic Science Experiment

As sediments build up in layers over time, they may become compressed and turn into a sedimentary rock. A significant increase in pressure with low to moderate temperature increases may cause metamorphism to take place and turn the rock from sedimentary to metamorphic. This experiment will allow you to create your own sedimentary rock then with exposure to heat and pressure, change it into a metamorphic rock!

The Geometry of Minerals: How Some Crystals Form Unique and Beautiful Mathematical Shapes

There are many, many different crystal shapes in the world. In fact, there are too many to list in a simple blog post! Determining the shapes of different minerals can help you uncover their identity.

The Great 2018 Snowstorm in Charleston!

As many of you know, Mini Me Geology is based in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, which is a suburb of Charleston. Last Wednesday, we had a record snowfall. The official measurement was 5.3″, which is the third highest snowfall on record and our biggest since 1989. We were not prepared. Historically, since we started keeping […]

Mini Me Geology’s “The 12 Rocks of Christmas”

The 12 Rocks of Christmas

How to Choose the Best Rock and Mineral Kit for Your Children

Children of all ages love rocks and minerals. Mini Me Geology kits by Giverny, Inc are the perfect, educational products for anyone interested in science. Our Professional Geologist designs each kit series with different age groups, settings, and interests in mind. This guide will help you choose the best kit for your children and students based on their level and type of interest. The first step is to decide on a kit series. The following summaries will help you determine which kit series is most appropriate for your child or students.

Throw a Rock Detectives Birthday Party for Your Kids with This Party Plan

Is your little one having a birthday? Do they love rocks and minerals? Then throw them a Rock Detectives Geology Party! This party idea is based on Mini Me Geology’s Rock Detectives line of kits to give your child and their guests hours of fun.

Moooom, I’m Soooo Booooooored!

Save summer boredom with the Rock Detectives kits!

Today is National Let’s Laugh Day!

Today is National Let’s Laugh Day! In the spirit of all things funny, here is some of our favorite geology humor. THE TOP 10 SIGNS YOU MIGHT BE A GEOLOGIST!

Petrified Wood has arrived!

Mini Me Geology is excited to announce the newest addition to our family of rocks, minerals and fossils: PETRIFIED WOOD!

Let Me Tell You About the Rock Cycle Kit by Piper

This week Piper tells you about the new and improved Rock Cycle Kit!