Teaching geology in a home school setting can be challenging for several reasons. Many home school curricula are faith-based and do not discuss geology at all because of the geological time scale. Others alter some of the facts about the science to fit their beliefs. I am often asked the question, “can home school teaching include lessons in geology without having to discuss the timeline or the origin on the Earth.” The answer is a resounding YES.
Discover some of the Earth’s most magnificent rocks in this Igneous rock collection. Fifteen amazing samples will give you a sneak peek into both intrusive and extrusive rocks. Each rock comes with an identification card which includes a photo and fun rock facts. Try to identify each rock using the hand magnifier and information cards. If you need a hint, the name of each rock is beneath the foam padding.
Teach your children about Crystal Geometry with this cool kit. Your Crystal Geometry kit comes complete with six cool mineral samples: muscovite, fluorite, calcite, citrine, pyrite and agate geode. Also included in the kit is a hand magnifier and a CD with 30 pages of mineral information, sample identification activities, puzzles, coloring pages, and experiments. […]
Children will love to solve this Metamorphic Mystery from Mini Me Geology. Your Metamorphic Mystery kit comes complete with six neat rock samples: red slate, tourmaline schist, pink quartzite, white marble, granitoid gneiss and amphibolite. Also included in the kit is a hand magnifier and a CD with 30 pages of mineral information, sample […]
What does a geologist need to know? The answer to this question is based on the type of work that the geologist is involved with. You may be surprised to learn of all of the different types of jobs that a geologist can have.
Science education sometimes takes a back seat with the push of reading and math being so strong. But, science is a part of our daily life. Everything we do and deal with in life is science from cooking, playing ball, growing a garden and understanding how technologies work to watching a rain storm. Understanding science […]