The American Educational 2175 introductory earth science collection is used for geological study, and has 75 rock and mineral specimens for comparing major rock-forming minerals, scale of hardness, and recognized physical properties. The collection is number-coded and includes a key sheet for identification. The 2175 has a compartmented tray for display and storage, with specimens measuring 1-1/4 x 3/4 inches (L x W). (L is the horizontal distance from left to right; W is the horizontal distance from front to back.) The collection has a guide for instructional use or individual study, and includes a streak plate, magnet, and magnifier for inspecting and testing specimens. Specimens in this collection may vary, based on availability at the time the product is packaged. The 2175 is suitable for grades 5 to 12 and ages 10 to 18.
Science education products incorporate applied math and science principles into classroom and homeschool-based projects. Teachers in pre-K, elementary, and secondary classrooms use science education kits and products alongside science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum to demonstrate STEM concepts and real-world applications through hands-on activities. Science education projects include a broad range of activities, such as practical experiments in engineering, aeronautics, robotics, energy, chemistry, physics, biology, and geology.
American Educational Products, LLC, manufactures and supplies classroom materials and teaching tools for science and math education, as well as early childhood and active play products. The company, founded in 1986, is based in Fort Collins, CO.
What’s in the Box?
- American Educational 2175 Introductory Earth Science Collection
- (75) specimens
- Key sheet
- Streak plate
- Introductory earth science collection for geological study
- 75 rock and mineral specimens for comparing major rock-forming minerals, scale of hardness, and recognized physical properties
- Number-coded with key sheet for identification
- Compartmented tray for display and storage
- Guide for instructional use or individual study