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NG Crystals, Rocks and Minerals Kit

by Thames & Kosmos   Item#: 13915   5 star rating 1 customer reviews
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This experiment kit teaches you the chemistry of crystals and the geological science behind rock formation with more than 18 hands-on projects and investigations. Grow different types of crystals, build 3D geometric models of common crystals, mold your own crystal geode, and conducts tests to determine a mineral’s chemical and physical properties. Excellent kit for the classroom or as a gift!

Learn about rocks and the minerals that form them. Dig deeper, and discover the fascinating crystal structures of these minerals. Much more than just a crystal growing kit, this experiment kit teaches you the chemistry of crystals and the geological science behind rock formation with more than 18 hands-on projects and investigations.

Grow three chemically different types of crystals that exhibit not only different colors, but also different crystal shapes. Build three-dimensional geometric models of common crystals shapes including octahedrons, tetrahedrons, and rhomboids. Mold your own crystal geode — a hollow rock with crystals growing inside!

Learn how to test and identify minerals with your very own collection of real specimen included in the kit. Conduct tests to determine a mineral’s chemical and physical properties such as color, luster, streak color, hardness, density, magnetic properties, and carbon, sulfur, or iron content.

Investigate the geologic rock cycle and learn how the three main categories of rock — igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic — are formed, altered, destroyed and formed again.

Full-color, 32-page experiment manual.

Features:

  • Kit teaches chemistry of crystals and science behind rock formation
  • Over 18 hands-on projects are featured in kit
  • Kit allows you to build models, conduct tests on a mineral’s physical and chemical properties, grow crystals and more
  • Real mineral specimens are included in kit
  • Full-color, 32-page experiment manual

Peace of Mind Guarantee
Rest assured-- when you buy this quality Thames and Kosmos product, you will be able to enjoy it for years to come. If there are any missing or broken pieces,we will replace them for free for you. If you lose or break any parts, we will replace them for you. All replacement pieces and refills for chemicals are available directly from Thames and Kosmos anytime! Quality lifetime support with every kit.


Age:
8 +
Box Size:
14.50 x 11.50 x 3.00 inches
36.83cm x 29.21cm x 7.62cm
Weight:
2 lb 14 oz
1.29 kg

Warning:
CHOKING HAZARD
Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
Children under 8 yrs. can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.

CHEMICAL HAZARD
Contains chemicals which may be harmful if misused. Read cautions on individual containers carefully. Not to be used by children except under ADULT SUPERVISION.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating  Much better than I expected!
Anthony Marks from USA, GA, Atlanta
I've seen other crystal kits that pretty much just showed you how to grow a crystal, versus actually explaining the geological concepts behind crystal formation. The manual for this kit is superb in that regard. Great for actually teaching science, versus being just a fun crystal-growing activity.


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