Explore rocks and minerals found here in New England and across North America. Learn how North America was formed and has changed over the past 600 million years through hands-on activities and segments from the new NOVA-WGBH series, Making North America.
Fossils Millions of Years Old
Examine authentic New England fossils older than dinosaurs
Science Can Dance!
Explore geology through creative movement and dance choreography with scientists from Gique
Investigate with magnets, magnifiers, and microscopes to see differences in sand from around New England
Making North America video clips
View highlights from the new NOVA series airing now on PBS
Bring a Mystery Mineral
Want to know more about a mineral from your collection? Ask the experts of the Boston Mineral Club!
Meet Dr. Raquel Alonso-Perez, curator of Harvard’s Mineralogical & Geological Museum, to view some of her favorite “behind-the-scenes” minerals (1:00–3:00 pm)
Presented in collaboration with the Mineralogical & Geological Museum at Harvard University, the Boston Mineral Club, and NOVA, produced by PBS for WGBH Boston.