Online Rock and Gem Sites for Kids

Free (or close to it) Gemology classes or tutorials. Please let us know if you find another one.

Gem - GIA's new GemKids site is not just for kids – parents and educators will want to use it too. The interactive, online gemology, geology and jewelry education site, geared toward 9-12-year-old students, is a great way for adults and children to explore the world of gems and jewelry together.

Gemology For Kids: Games And Activities - Make gemology for kids educational and fun with these gemstone-themed games and activities

Geology 101 - National Geographic's geology site for kids An in-depth look at how rocks fit into the story of our planet. Includes units on precious gems, and building materials.

Kids Discover Geology - Includes units on gem stones, in the business. Great references and links.

What is a geologist? - from the University of Texas

American Federation of Mineralogical Socities Future Rockhounds of America - List of Clubs with Junior Rockhound branches


What is a Gem? - from UC Berkeley

 FRA Badge Program Future Rockhounds of America AFMS/FRA Badge Program