TS Mineral Science Kit

  • Just what your budding Geologist needs to get started!
  • 15 mineral specimens
  • Magnifying viewer to look closely at these amazing and intricate crystalline structures
  • Nail to test for hardness
  • Streak plate to determine color in powdered form

Children will learn to look for luster, (the way a mineral reflects light), hardness (measured on the Mohs scale), and color (with a streak test). Affordable, with just enough variety to whet the young geologist’s appetite and an excellent guide to identification activities, including the vocabulary of testing. This starter kit includes 15 numbered specimens that represent the full range of types of minerals, a small magnifier, a nail and tile for testing, and activity guide offering more test ideas for further study, all neatly packed in a sturdy box. Ages 5 and up.

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List Price: $ 19.90
Price: $ 8.15

Published by Shen-Li

SHEN-LI LEE is the author of “Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential”. She is also the founder of Figur8.net (a website on parenting, education, child development) and RightBrainChild.com (a website on Right Brain Education, cognitive development, and maximising potentials). In her spare time, she blogs on Forty, Fit & Fed, and Back to Basics.

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