Make your own sparkling discoveries in the world of rocks, crystals and minerals. Mineral Discovery Rock Science Kit by Thames & Kosmos introduces geology to the youngest scientists. This rock science kit features rock samples, tools and materials to conduct hands-on experiments and rock analysis. This mineral science set from Educational Toys Planet is perfect for classroom learning and make great first additions to your very own crystal collection. The 10 pc rock collection includes quartz, amethyst, rose quartz, flint, amazonite, apatite, mookaite, labradorite, pyrite and a desert rose. Learn how crystals and minerals are formed. Mold and explore the colorful crystal shapes out of plaster. Discover mineral properties and how they help scientists to differ and identify minerals. Learn about density, streak color, harness and translucency as distinctive characteristics of mineral specimen. Explore where in nature to search for own rock collection specimen. The Mineral Discovery Rock Science Kit also includes a full-color poster and info guide so it's easy to learn about and identify all your sparkling specimens. When you're done examining your cool crystals sort and store them in the included plastic sorting containers. You can also place these boxes on the mineral poster to make visual geological display.