Explore gems and minerals with UMaine 4-H Science Saturday

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  • ORONO — Learn about Maine’s geology at the next University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Science Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m., at the UMaine Bryand Global Sciences Center, Orono.

    Participants will explore and learn to identify rocks and minerals, discover the differences between gems and minerals, and go on a scavenger hunt.

    The event is open to students in grades 6–8. Maximum number of participants is 15; minimum is six.

    The $10 fee includes lunch. Register online by March 17. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Jessica Brainerd at 207-581-3877, 800-287-0274 (toll free in Maine), or jessica.brainerd@maine.edu.