GEOLOGY ROCKS! Outreach Program

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Geology Rocks! Gemstone Mining

Sponsored by Piedmont Lithium

Meets curriculum for grades: K, 1, 4, and 8. Program can be adapted to meet the learning level of participants.

Investigate the fascinating world of rocks, gems, and minerals! Students will mine for treasures in our portable running water sluice, then use use identification and sorting techniques to examine and classify what they find.

Students can take home their treasures!

This program must be held outdoors with access to running water (via hose) to operate the portable sluice.

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Take a field trip to The Schiele! A similar presentation is available as an interactive program during your group’s museum visit.

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Thanks to Piedmont Lithium for their support of the Geology Rocks! program.Piedmont Lithium

The Schiele Museum’s educational programs address critical standards for public education. For specific curriculum standards met by our programs or questions or questions about your group visit, please contact our Group Scheduling Coordinator at