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Resources

We have many online resources that have been compiled over the years. They can be used for school report research, finding out more about Canadian Earth Sciences, or to simply feed your curiosity!

We have organized our resources into 3 categories:

Earth Sciences in Ontario

Fossils in Ontario

Mastodons and Mammoths in Ontario

Minerals of Ontario

Mining in Ontario

Earth Sciences in Canada

Mining in Canada

History of Life

Other

Detailed Rocks and Minerals Articles

Crystal shapes

Hydrothermal Minerals


Additional Web Resources

Rock and Mineral Kit Loan Out

Hello Teachers, we now have a rock and mineral kit that is available to loan. The kit includes 26 labelled specimens. If you are interested, please e-mail us at

earthmuseum@uwaterloo.ca

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Museum hours

Conestoga Rovers Learning Centre (the “Dino pit”) open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The museum’s main atrium, mining tunnel, Great Lakes fountain and stunning mineral exhibits open all day Monday to Friday and weekends from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Peter Russell Rock Garden (located outdoors) open to the public year round. Self-guided tours are available.

Admission is free! For more information, see Visit Us.

Scavenger hunts for kids ages 6 to 12+