Gem and Mineral Society

School Outreach Programs


School presentations change with the grades.

Second Graders receive presentations about Fossils and Paleontology. Much of the focus is on Dinosaurs with a great selection of actual Dinosaur Fossil Material for Hands On Study.
Bill Bish has a fun filled Fossil Dig for the students.

Fourth Graders receive presentations on Mineralogy.
This includes the Physical Properties of Minerals and how they makeup Rocks.
Safety of working around minerals so as not to get poisoned while working and collecting them.

Other Geology based subjects that have been covered include: Rock Cycle, Water and stream flow erosion.
Understanding Geologic Maps and Making Geologic Models from Maps.




Bill Beiriger with a School Fossil Presentation 2015


Livermore Valley Lithophiles
P.O. Box 626
Livermore, CA 94551-0626