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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Geo-Institute (G-I) is a specialty membership organization focused on geo-professionals and the geo-industry. It is one of the American Society of Civil Engineer's eight specialty Institutes.
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The Alabama Mineral and Lapidary Society is a non-profit organization for people interested in geology, mineralogy, paleontology, and lapidary arts.
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The Lone Pine Gem and Mineral Society (LPGMS) was formed in 1997 and is affiliated with the California Federation of Mineralogical Society and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies. The LPGMS participates in rock, mineral, and gem collecting and crafting, lapidary arts, specimen shows,...
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The Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational society dedicated to the study and enjoyment of the earth sciences. The Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society is a member of the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies which is a member of the American...
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Our club encourages individuals of all ages to explore all of the wonderful things that the lapidary hobby has to offer, including collecting specimens and learning how to cut and polish lapidary grade rocks.
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The Mingus Gem & Mineral Club provides a forum for its members to practice gem, mineral, and rock specimen collecting, and lapidary of all kinds in a fun, congenial atmosphere. Our goal is to share the joy of our hobby with the public and promote and preserve it for future generations.
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The Monongahela Rockhounds are a mineral, fossil, and lapidary club in the Pittsburgh area. Our mission is to: promote, among its members and the general public, an interest in collection of minerals, fossils, and associated items; promote their use in lapidary work; and promote the study and...
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The Northwest Illinois Rock Club provides a place for Rockhounds to meet and discuss all matters geology, rocks, gems, and minerals.
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Crystals are much sought after by jewelers and industrialists alike. Their value is directly related to their perfection. In this activity, you will explore some features of crystals.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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