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Friday, October 23, 2015 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 24, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT

Please join us for our annual Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House!

mineral dealers' table at 2012 show

Gem and Mineral dealers from Ontario, Nova Scotia and Quebec will be featuring fantastic mineral samples and jewlery for sale in the main hall of EIT on Friday October 23rd from 12 noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday October 24th from 10a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday October 24th from 10a.m. to 5 p.m., the Earth Science Museum will feature fun, interactive, hands-on children’s activities as part of the 2015 Science Open House:

  • Panning for gold like a real prospector
  • Mineral Identification, Sandcastle Mining  and Product Matching activities hosted by Mining Matters.
  • Digging for fossil fish (real fossils from Wyoming, U.S.A.) like a real paleontologist
  • Building rock critters and creating dinosaur hats and feet
  • Building structures and testing their structural integrity in a simulated earthquake
  • Please note: Science Open House is Saturday only
Cost 
Free, parking available in Lot C
Location 
EIT - Centre for Environmental and Information Technology

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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