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Classroom Geological Dig Photo Gallery

Students inspecting the crystals that they have been growing for several weeks.  They now have a greater appreciation for the minerals they will be discovering later.


A student in the cave that is setup in the gymnasium.  The student will be able to find and collect mineral specimens that will need to be identified later.


The "dig site" on the hill behind the school.  Students are using their field notebooks, study guides, and grids to record the information about the fossils that they excavate.


Recording information during the "dig".


One of our local club members assists students by demonstrating how to test minerals using hardness, streak, and chemical tests.


Students searching for tumbled stones in the sand.


Cracking open the geodes.  Here students are the first person to see the beauty contained inside the geodes that has never been seen by anyone before.



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