Click on a link below to visit the area of interest.
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
E-Mail The Kern County Mineral Society
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.