Junior Activities


Join us!
Juniors meet the third Tuesday of every month from 7pm-8pm. 
Everyone is welcome!
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You may also view the calendar below.




Juniors Activity Calendar 2020 

January: What is a Rock? Rocks have different characteristics that set them apart from others. We will be learning the properties of rocks such as slate, marble, chalk, granite and pumice. Which rocks split? Do any of these rocks float? 
Photo by selftution.com


February: What is definition of Mineral and Rock? What is the difference between a Rock and a Mineral? Looking at Core Samples. How do Core Samples help us study history? 
Short Video: Intro to 3 types of Rocks
Photo by Theresa VanHook Pinterest


March:
  How many naturally occurring minerals are there in the world? 
Book by Baby Professor


April: We will study the three main types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. 
Photo by quizlet


May: Intro to Rock Identification. Study various ways by which we can identify minerals, including color, crystal shape, luster, cleavage, and hardness. Mini Rock ID quiz 
Photo by lizzadromuseum.org


June: How Hard is Hard? This particular activity focuses on hardness and introducing the Mohs Scale of Hardness and Streak Testing. Bill Nye the Science Guy Video 
Photo by Encyclopedia Britanica


July: What is a Fossil? 
Part 1 The Forms of Fossilization. Make-a-Fossil: An Activity with Clay and Plaster. 
Photo by proglodytes


August: What is a Fossil? 
Part 2 Show and tell display of different types of Fossils. Short Video Bill Nye the Science Guy Fossilization                                        
Photos by dkfindout


September: Study of Fluorescent Rock presentations. Juniors individual and group Display case design plans and preparations. 
Photo by geology.com



October: Juniors hosting activity for General Club meeting and formal Jr. Federation presentations program. 
              
Photo by Clip Art Library and Pinclipart



November: Equipment: Differences Between Tumblers, Sanders and Saws.
Join regular club for viewing of equipment presentation. 
Photo by Lortone


December: Juniors short meeting. Join in Christmas Party Potluck Gift exchange.

Photo by Charles M Schultz




Links for Junior Rockhound's

We meet in the basement of :
Zion Lutheran Church
720 Jefferson Street
(entrance on 8th street)
Oregon City, OR 97045  
Our meeting starts at 7pm and we start gathering around 6:30pm.

For more information contact Marjorie Bush
        Phone:  503-263-3770
        email: ashleyna2004@gmail.com 


Last update 1-4-2020