IN CLASS GEM MINING OF FLORIDA
HAVE A VIRTUAL STEM FIELD TRIP WITH A HANDS ON ACTIVITY IN YOUR CLASSROOM!
ONLY $12 PER STUDENT
Your students will sift for their very own gem collection that they can keep for years to come.
Each student is guaranteed to find a collection containing Amethyst, Quartz Crystal, Tiger's Eye, Rose Quartz, Pyrite (Fool's Gold), Apatite, Petrified Wood, Green Opal, Aventurine, Pumice, Calcite, and Garnet.
Our educational program covers state science standards for observation, classification, and identification of earth materials.
What We Do
Diamond Del's Gem Mining has brought the thrill of gem mining to over 1,000,000 students over the past 26 years.
Our program has become a favorite among teachers and students alike because we make learning about earth materials fun and exciting.
We focus on educating students about rock and mineral classification and identification by observing and examining their physical properties, a state standard for earth science.
How We Do it
INSTRUCTION: A 15 minute virtual presentation from Diamond Del prepares the students for their mining adventure.
ACTIVITY: Each student is given a wooden mining box containing Brazilian mining ore. The students sift the ore to uncover fantastic gem and mineral collections that are theirs to keep.
LESSON: A virtual follow up presentation by Diamond Del on the physical properties of rocks and mineral that teaches the students how to classify and identify their collections by observing the physical properties.
What You Get
Two virtual educational presentations from Diamond Del.
A hands-on interactive gem mining session.
Each student will find a fantastic collection of gems and minerals that is theirs to keep for years to come.
A program that covers state science standards.
A hands on experience of observation and discovery that your students will always remember.