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3rd Grade Rocks and Minerals: Does It Float?

3rd grade checked back in with their home-made geodes today.  Several of the egg shells had fully evaporated and the salt crystals really showed up.  Students were able to use a magnifying glass to take a closer look at where the salt crystals were–some all over and some just around the edges of the circle while the center was still filled with liquid, although all of the liquid had evaporated quite a bit from yesterday. 326 more words

3rd Grade

I Got a Rock

The trouble with being a geode is
when to crack…there’s that easy cool of
being a lone stone…little comforts
like the smirk of the sun now and again…but… 138 more words


Harvard Museum of Natural History

Just a short walk from the Harvard Square T in Cambridge, MA is the Harvard Museum of Natural History with extremely interesting permanent exhibits. This museum is worth visiting for both adults and their children. 159 more words

Cool Locations

DIY - Gemstone Wine Stoppers

What you’ll need:

  • Gemstones
  • Wine Corks
  • Strong Adhesive
  • Coarse sand paper

Take action:

  1. Clean and dry gemstones and wine corks
  2. Lightly sand down the top of the wine cork and the bottom of the gemstone…
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Geode and Cite des Sciences

Here you can see the Geode and a walkway which leads up to the Cite des Sciences, giving an example of how large both structures are in comparison to the tourists walking by below. 14 more words


Eggshell Geodes

Connections Academy – Online School for Grades K–12.

This would be really nice as part of the right geography/geology/earth science unit and maybe as an Easter fun session. 38 more words