Let Me Tell You About the Rock Cycle Kit by Piper

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

Mini Me Geology is Having Fun on Pinterest!

Are you a Pinterest addict? I’m pretty sure we are here at Mini Me Geology. It’s so much fun to browse and find all kids of cool things. Are you a Pinterest addict? I’m pretty sure we are here at Mini Me Geology. It’s so much fun to browse and find all kids of cool things.

What can we answer for you?

As we embark on a new school year and fall season, we want to know what you want to know more about? You can leave your comments below or email us directly at rockinfo@minimegeology.com.

New Video: How to Focus Your Hand Lens / Hand Magnifier

This week’s video was really fun to shoot except that I kept messing up the word MAG-NA-FA-CA-TION. I finally got it!

Piper reviews the Colossal Rock and Mineral Kit

This week Piper reviews our Colossal Rock and Mineral Kit. She tells you a little about the kit, her favorite samples from the kit and does a little dance for you! Goofy girl!!

Piper’s Review of our Rock & Mineral Coloring & Activity Book

Piper is back with an all new video. This time she tells you a little bit about Mini Me Geology’s Rock & Mineral Coloring & Activity Book.

Ask-a-Geologist #20: What can you tell me about the mineral pyrite?

Today I have a special guest with me. Her name is Piper and we are discussing the mineral pyrite. (Make sure you watch the video until the end to see our first blooper reel!)

What is Rock Weathering?

Ah, the weather. Rain, wind, snow, ice, heat and cold all affect the nature and appearance of the Earth’s exposed rocks. Rocks and minerals that are out in the open over time will change the way they look due to the weather. The heat and cold will make the rocks expand and contract which can cause cracking and flaking.

Rock Camp was Fun!

I held my annual Rock Detectives Camp last week and it was a blast!

Geology is all around you!

Whether you know a lot about geology or just a little, you probably know that the Earth’s crust and the material below it are made up of rocks and minerals. There are hundreds of varieties of rocks and minerals and each one has its own unique history from the time it was formed to the time someone finds a specimen and adds it to their collection