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Naturalist Notebook 

July 24, 2012

Spotlight On…

Check out this week’s featured specimen!

(Pictured below, really close up!)
Photo: © Friman

Can you guess what it is?

Here are some hints:

  • This type of specimen was used in some of the pyramids of Egypt.
  • It is very common and makes up a large part of the continental crust on Earth.

Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in the Classroom on Sunday, July 29th at 2:30 pm for Science Story Adventures to see if you’re right and to learn more about this specimen. Science Story Adventures is our program for children ages 4 – 8 and their caregivers. In the program, we explore the natural world through stories, specimens, games and crafts.

Filed under: Spotlight On... — nature @ 2:27 pm

1 Comment »

  1. This week’s specimen is granite. To learn more about granite and other rocks, check out these websites:

    Comment by nature — July 29, 2012 @ 3:08 pm

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