Know Your Rocks

Half Day - $375, Full Day - $475 - restrictions apply

Learn more about the geologic cycle all rocks are born from and the many everyday uses of rocks and minerals!

This presentation introduces students to rock classification and the rock cycle, using hands-on, interactive activities to reinforce concepts learned.

Students will have the chance to be a geologist as they classify rock specimens in all stages of the cycle, delving into the amazing processes which transform them.

Explore the differences between rocks and minerals, while discovering the many practical applications they are used for every day.

See why rocks and minerals are so fascinating, and how they make up an essential part of our lives!

Recommended for 3rd Grade and above

Pair with other programs in an Outreach Package!
  • Rock your geology objectives by complementing your program with Earth’s Wild Ride in the Discovery Dome and a presentation of Docents To Go: Rocks and Minerals in the Geology Jam package!

    Continue your tour of Texas with the Traversing Texas package! This includes programs on Texas wildlife, Native Americans, migration patterns, and the starry night sky over the Lone Star State. Keep moving forward with a ConocoPhillips Science On Stage Motion Commotion program and a showing of We Choose Space in the Discovery Dome to experience the Technological Wonders package!
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277

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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(979) 553-3400 / (281) 242-3055

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