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To further encourage children and other family participation KCMS sponsors a junior club, the Mineral Mites, open to youths ages 8-18 years. With there adult advisor they participate in all activities of the society. Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month located at the Mt. Vernon Veterans Hall from 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM. Parents are encouraged to attend these meetings. This club is for young kids who have an interest in collecting Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils. Dues are $5.00 for each year you are in the club.

SOME OF THE THINGS WE DO IN THE MINERAL MITE CLUB

  • We go on Field trips!
  • We have presentations on Earth Science and basic Geology!
  • We display in the K.C.M.S. adult club Gem And Mineral Show!
  • We display at the Kern County Fair!
  • Work Shop to compleat projects in!
  • You learn the art of Lapidary, and how to use the machinery involved!
  • K.C.M.S. Mineral Mite Advisers are there to help you at all times!

E-Mail The Kern County Mineral Society
mailto:sbkelley@cox.net

Our Club Snail Mail:
P.O. Box 3004 Bakersfield, Ca. 93385-3004


Below are some links to help kids learn about earth science

LEARNING WEB Welcome to the Learning Web, a portion of the USGS web dedicated to K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning. This site has science projects!

If you need help with a Earth Science project you can check out these links below:

ASK-A-GEOLOGIST Do you have a question about volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, rocks, maps, ground water, lakes, or rivers?

ASK AN EXPERT Find an expert by searching in the appropriate section, Science and Technology.

ASK A VOLCANOLOGIST You can ask them anything about volcanoes that you want.

ASK-A-SCIENTIST The MAD Scientist Network is a global, collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions.

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