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ARMA serves as an advocate for firms and individuals for all aspects of rock mechanics, rock engineering, and geomechanics.
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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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The stone test wall was constructed to study the performance of stone subjected to weathering. It contains 2352 individual samples of stone, of which 2032 are domestic stone from 47 states, and 320 are stones from 16 foreign countries. Over 30 distinct types of stones are represented, some of which...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Because the formation of soil involves the interaction of numerous physical, chemical, and biological processes, the study of soil provides an unmatched opportunity to illustrate connections between science and a systems approach to understanding earth processes. Soil, as the basis for agriculture,...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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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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Molecular crystals are formed by one or more kinds of molecules tiled in regular patterns in microscopic space. A common example is solid carbon dioxide, also known as dry ice, which is often used to pack and keep ice cream cold. In this activity, you will use a set of molecular models to explore...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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This activity introduces students to the concept of sorting materials in different mediums and the sedimentary feature called graded bedding. Students will discover that water is a good medium to separate and sort particles, and that particles behave differently in water than in air.
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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Maps of Mississippi geology, fact sheets, Energy library, publications; Location: Jackson, MS
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Data and maps, research, reports, fact sheets; Location: St. Paul, MN
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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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Established in 1948, the Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society continues to flourish and carry out its purpose of sharing knowledge and interests in rocks and minerals with others who have the same interests and providing information to its members and the public.
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