Check out this week’s featured specimen!

(Pictured below, really close up!)
Photo: © Friman

Can you guess what it is?

Here are some hints:

  • This type of specimen was used in some of the pyramids of Egypt.
  • It is very common and makes up a large part of the continental crust on Earth.

Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in the Classroom on Sunday, July 29th at 2:30 pm for Science Story Adventures to see if you're right and to learn more about this specimen. Science Story Adventures is our program for children ages 4 - 8 and their caregivers. In the program, we explore the natural world through stories, specimens, games and crafts.

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