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.
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. The Professional Geologist designs each kit series for different age groups, settings, and interests in mind. The type of kit you choose for your child should be based on age, likes and dislikes, and their level of interest in geology.
The Rock Cycle Kit™ is Mini Me Geology’s newest kit which has 20 great samples of rocks and minerals. You will enjoy 5 minerals, 5 igneous rocks, 5 metamorphic rocks and 5 sedimentary rocks and a CD book full of information about how the rock cycle is constantly in motion.
Teach your children about sedimentary rocks with this cool Sedimentary Sleuthing kit. Your kit comes complete with six cool sedimentary rock samples: lignite coal, sedimentary breccia, conglomerate, fossiliferous limestone, yellow sandstone and shale.
One of the most interesting topics in geology is the Rock Cycle. The Rock Cycle is the method by which minerals are made into sedimentary and igneous rocks, which are then made into metamorphic rocks. The cycle continues when all of these sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks break down into mineral and small rock pieces […]