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FOM is dedicated to the advancement of serious interest in minerals and related activities.
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The Clay Minerals Society is an international organization devoted to the study of clays and clay minerals.
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Investigating Earth Systems approaches Earth System Science through problem-solving, with community-based models that are hands-on and inquiry-driven. Students will investigate: where deposits of minerals can be found, how deposits form, how minerals are mined, what responsibilities you have in...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose nearly 15-000 membership represents all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 85 countries. SME members are engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators,...
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In addition to producing tomorrow's leaders in science and medicine, public outreach is another important way that the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology is making a social impact. Utilizing innovative programs based on academic and scholarly engagement, the SET school encourages...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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NSSGA is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. Our members , stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them , are responsible for the essential raw materials found in every home, building, road, bridge and public works...
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The mission of SMMP is to foster recognition of mineral science collections as essential scientific, educational and cultural resources; promote support for growth, maintenance and use of collections and exhibits; and advance museum practice through cooperation in the development, review, and...
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The Virtual Microscope for Earth Science Project aims to make a step change in the teaching of Earth Sciences by broadening access to rock collections that are currently held in museums, universities and other institutions around the world. The intention is to engage and excite students in schools...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Students will be able to identify minerals according to physical properties by using color, luster, Moh's hardness scale, the streak test and an identification sheet. The purpose of this investigation is to understand how geoscientists identify minerals by color, luster, and tests for streak and...
Grade Level   3 4 5 6
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Caterpillar is pleased to offer 75 professionally developed lesson plans, appropriate for ages 11-13, 13-15, and 15-18, available in English and Spanish as downloadable PDFs. Each lesson plan provides learning objectives compatible with mining education curriculums around the world. Topics covered...
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Density is an intrinsic physical property of minerals that relates to the composition of the mineral and to the pattern in which the mineral’s atoms are arranged. “Intrinsic” means that the property is the same for the mineral, no matter what the size or shape of the sample. In this activity,...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9
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MSA, along with a Coalition of Rock & Gem Clubs, offer several fun and unique Field Trips throughout the year. We host many interesting Programs & Speakers and you are certain to meet new friends among our Rock and Mineral membership.
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The Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society is a non-profit organization. Our purpose is to promote interest and education in various Earth sciences, including geology, mineralogy, paleontology, and the lapidary and faceting arts. We also support promoting and ensuring the right of amateur hobby...
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What is The Black Hawk Gem & Mineral? Located in Rock Island Illinois, part of the Quad-Cities of Iowa and Illinois. We are a non-profit organization actively promoting interest in collecting. studying and working with gems, minerals and fossils. Organized in 1955, the Black Hawk Club joined the...
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"The Boston Mineral Club (BMC) was founded in 1936 to """"""""promote the study and collecting of rocks and minerals, to encourage friendly cooperation among mineralogists and collectors, [and] to promote the study of mineralogy and related arts and sciences coming within the purview of earth...
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The Chief Joseph Gem and Mineral Club is made up of a group of individuals who share common interests in rocks, gems, minerals, rock hounding, geology, and lapidary work. The group meets once a month to plan field trips, look at specimens people bring in, and share experiences.
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The Chugach Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. is for individuals and families interested in mineral collecting and lapidary.
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The Coalinga Rockhound's Society Inc. was founded in 1954. The club is a non-profit organization dedicated to learning and sharing knowledge of the lapidary arts; studying mineralogy and geology; collecting minerals and gem materials; and providing opportunities for the purchase, exchange, and...
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The Culver City Rock & Mineral Club holds monthly presentations and speaker with expertise in their field. They also have a fully equipped laipdary shop for members, a monthly educational bulletin, sponsored Rock and Mineral show, field trips, mineral and specimen donations to local schools, and a...
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The Del Air Rockhounds Club, Inc is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing knowledge of the lapidary arts and techniques, geology, mineralogy and related fields. Our members enjoy lapidary-related programs, demonstrations, exhibitions, displays, and lectures. We also take monthly field trips...
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