Educator Resources: Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals

Part of Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals.

specimens on display in the hall of gems and minerals
Plan your class field trip to the halls with these free resources.

Activities and Materials


Students investigate a natural phenomenon—that minerals have different colors, shapes, and sizes—to learn about mineral diversity and classification.

Activity Sequence

Pre-Visit Materials

At-the-Museum Materials

Post-Visit Materials

Activities for middle and high school coming soon!

More Resources

Use these online resources to further explore the themes in these halls.