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The Junior Rockstars is a 3-hour holiday program designed for children from 7 to 12 years old. In this program, your children will get to experience the “Mine to Market” journey of a gem.
֎ Learn about the earth through gems, rocks and minerals.
֎ Hands-on with many gems from all over the world!
֎ Appreciate the science behind gems through the use of gemological scientific equipment!
Very often, children in schools learn about science and art as separate subjects. In this gem adventure, we will show them how science and art can come together through learning about gemstones and the earth. Using multi-sensory learning aspects of seeing, touching, feeling such as mining and carving gems, and using of tools like microscope, your children will be trained up in their observational skills. By learning and observing different types of gems, unusual rocks and minerals from all over the world, they will also get to understand the gem crystal materials in a fun and interactive way.
Key learning include:
• Understanding earth and how gems are formed.
• The process of gemstone mining and trading
• Looking into the world of gems with the microscope.
• How our surroundings interact with gems.
The Junior Rockstars December Holiday Program Details:
Date: 5 Dec 2018 Wednesday
Time: 10am to 1pm
Venue: The Gem Museum @ 222 Queen Street #02-02 Singapore 188550
Includes a goodie bag worth $48:
– The Gem Museum Limited Edition Tote Bag
– Mineral specimen
– Printed booklet
– Map with gemstone stickers
We believe that our children can get “down to earth” through appreciating what mother nature has created for mankind. This session can be an unforgettable experience for your child!
Seats are limited. Sign up today!
Why learn about gemstones at The Gem Museum?
The Gem Museum is the first and most comprehensive gems and mineral museum in Singapore opened to the public. We have more than 300 gemstones, rocks, minerals and jewellery exhibits on display.
The Gem Museum focuses on the “Mine to Market” journey of a gemstone, educating the general public on the pipeline of a gemstone, and understanding authenticity, quality and value.
Our Junior Rockstars holiday program gives children a glimpse into the world of gemmology. Gemmology is the study of gemstones. This is a multi-disciplinary subject which includes chemistry, physics, crystallography, mineralogy, as well as arts and design of the cutting and manufacturing of gems and jewellery.