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Explore, shop, and learn at the Clear Lake Gem and Mineral Show! Come see and learn about rare fossils, rocks, and gems! Watch demonstrations of cutting stones. Shop for books, tools, mineral and fossil specimens, jewelry, and more! Hands-on area where children of all ages can learn about geology!
We will also have DINOSAURS ROCK which is a 40-minute program followed by a Fossil Dig. Each child digs for 3 specimens to take home. Dinosaurs rock will be Saturday and Sunday at 12, 2 and 4. The children's’ favorite finds are fossil shark teeth, ammonites and a variety of minerals and gems. The presentation is a brief overview of how the earth formed, what developments occurred on the earth to allow for the dinosaurs to populate the planet and the catastrophic event that caused the relatively sudden death of most life on earth including sea life, land animals and plant life. The numerous fossil exhibits include a T-Rex skull, T-Rex footprint and T-Rex skeletal foot. Additional exhibits include a Hadrosaur egg, Triceratops brow horns, Megalodon shark tooth and a T-Rex tooth stuck in a huge Hadrosaur femur. The presentation is highly participatory allowing numerous children to assist in the program.
Our “Rock Food” table is back this year. Come see an entire meal represented by rocks. Have you ever seen rocks that look like a four-course meal?
To help get scouts started on their geology merit badges, Scout sessions are held both days at 11, 1 and 3pm with an additional session at 5pm on Saturday.