If your student loves gems and crystals, this is the study you want! This kit is devoted to the study of gems and crystal shapes in a format that kids can enjoy. Grades 3-12. (Younger students may require help from an adult.)
We do not put a time frame on this kit, as it is a self-guided study. Please consult your state requirements if your desire to include it as a science credit for high school.
- Crystal growing projects
- Books on minerals, which can include the DK Crystal and Gem book, Minerals (Masterbooks), Usborne Gems and Minerals book, Mineralogical Dictionary. Books will necessarily vary as they are available. Please call for current selection.
- Patrick Nurre’s monograph with definitions and explanations of the different types of agates, gemstones, precious stones, stones of the high priest’s breastplate, and crystals; also a discussion of the question, “Do crystals have healing properties?” (3-hole drilled)
- Over 40 authentic gem samples including faceted gem stones, cabochons, and a topaz sample
- Carrying case