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National Park Week

Check at the bottom of the page for a promo code to get 10% off  of 6 of our National Park Kits! Or get a quick taste by downloading a free chapter from Geology and Our National Parks. National Park Week Spring is just around the corner. And with spring comes National Park Week! This […]

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Rock Tumbling Secrets

Rock Tumbling Secrets Want to get a great tumbler with grit for one complete tumbling, plus RockMan Pat’s secrets for tumbling? Click here! Rock Tumbling Secrets There is a beach out on Whidbey Island (that’s in Puget Sound here in Washington state) that we love to take groups to in order to find the best […]

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Line Upon Line Geology

Line upon Line Geology You can see two excellent resources to help you in your geology study at the bottom of the page. Line Upon Line Geology I was struck the other day when reading in my Bible, by a verse from Isaiah 28:10. It was a passage that I have struggled to understand. And […]

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Man Who Picks Up Stones Running

Man Who Picks Up Stones Running We have been to Yellowstone probably over four dozen times over the years. And it never gets old. When we pack the car, and we finally hit the wide-open spaces of Montana, I feel that I can breathe, that I can rejuvenate. So even with the business of Yellowstone […]

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Earth History: Creation Geology is The Key To Unraveling It

Creation Geology: The Key To Unraveling Earth History (This is condensed from a talk given at the Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County. You can watch the entire presentation at Youtube.) When I became a Christian, I found that I had to reevaluate my belief in evolution. And I found that information which would support a […]

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Journal Writing Prompts

Journal Writing Prompts Geology can be lots of fun to learn and this collection of journal writing prompts is a great way to help get the imagination going! What? Write about rocks? Well, yes! There are stories in the rocks. So surely there are stories about geology just waiting to emerge from your students’ imaginations. […]

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Volcanic Rock Identification, Volcanoes, Earth Science, Geology for Kids, Northwest Treasures, Homeschooling

Volcanic Rock Identification

Volcanic Rock Identification Today, we’re going to talk just a little bit about volcanic rocks. And the goal of this is to help you with volcanic rock identification. Coupled with any of our Volcano books or kits, you’ll be set for an outstanding rockhounding experience. If, however, you would rather watch the complete Geo Talk […]

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Homeschooling Geology, Homeschooling Budget, Christian Homeschooling, Biblical Worldview

10 Tips for Homeschooling Geology on a Budget

10 Tips for Homeschooling Geology on a Budget New day, new school year, resolutions, planning. Oh, yes, planning. To be sure, our kids have been out of the home for a while now. But I do remember that wonderful turn of the year; a time for and planning for the spring. Especially planning for our […]

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Yellowstone Creation Adventures

Yellowstone Creation Adventures Many folks wonder just what a Yellowstone Creation Adventures might look like. While each trip is unique, we thought you might enjoy following Dave and Leslie’s family as they learn about and visit Yellowstone National Park. While this is a fictitious homeschooling family, you’ll learn some golden nuggets that geologist Patrick Nurre […]

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What was I going to get for Christmas?

What was I going to get for Christmas? Will every wish be fulfilled? What was I going to get for Christmas? I had given my parents my list carefully constructed from what I had seen in the Sears Christmas “Wish” catalogue. But with three sisters, I never knew just what my folks might be thinking […]

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