Ancient Fossils TOOB GS27

The Ancient Fossils Toob is perfect for anyone, from basic enthusiasts to actual paleontologists! It includes figurines of a dinosaur footprint, giant crab, ammonite, raptor claw, fossilized frog, trilobite, T-Rex tooth, fossilized fish, dinosaur skin, and a sea scorpion. 1.5 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, and 12.8 inches tall, this Toob is a bit larger than the size of a standard American ruler and contains figurines of 10 different types of fossil that range from 1.25 to 3.75 inches tall. While they may look different in color, such as the orange ammonite or the yellow T-rex tooth, fossils can actually be all kinds of colors depending on what type of material they’re surrounded by in the earth!

Dinosaur Skulls TOOB GS28

Dig up and dust off the dirt at your excavation and uncover the distinctive and intact skulls of a Carnotaurus, Velociraptor, Brachiosaurus, Oviraptor, Nigersaurus, Diplodocus, Dilophosaurus, Dracorex, Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus Rex and a Parasaurolophus. The Dinosaur Skulls Toob measures 1.5 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, and 12.8 inches tall, a touch larger than the size of a standard American ruler. It contains 11 dinosaur skull figurines that range from 1.25 to 3.75 inches tall and are modeled to have the dark brown color most commonly associated with fossils.

Rite in the Rain side spiral notebook MI32H

All-weather paper won’t turn to mush when wet and will repel water, sweat, grease, mud, and even survive the accidental laundry mishap. Features tough, impact-resistant Wire-O binding that won't lose its shape and a waterproof, flexible outer notebook cover. The Rite in the Rain spiral notebook is completely recyclable. Use a standard pencil like a #2 Ticonderoga or an All-Weather Pen like a Fisher Space Pen and your notes will stay intact. Standard Ballpoint pens will work when paper is dry. Water-based inks will bead off Rite in the Rain paper sheets.

Telescoping magnet MI112

Add this telescoping magnet to your geological toolkit to help identify magnetic minerals in the field.

Hand lens MI138

Magnify your favorite rock or fossil with this 10x magnification hand lens. The lens comes with a protective leather case.

Grain size chart MI136

This durable grain size chart is made from transparent plastic offering the ability to do an accurate comparison and sizing of grains.

Rock Hammer MI135

Number 1 choice of geologists worldwide, the Estwing geological hammer with pointed tip and shock reduction tip is the most durable, longest lasting striking tool available. Use the pick to crack open rocks and the hammer to drive chisels. Tools are proudly crafted in Rockport, Illinois.

Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Grid Reader MI137

Precisely plot your location (or destination) on a map with the transparent and easy to read Westcott C-Thru Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Grid Reader. Displays the following metric scales: 1:24,000, 1:62,500, 1:25,000 and 1:250,000, 1:50,000, 1:100,000, 1:150,000 and 1:63,360.

Fill-a-Bag Polished Stones MI134

Build your ultimate rock collection with assorted polished specimens of agate, amethyst, blue quartz, rose quartz, tiger's eye, sodalite, hematite, jasper, and more. Stones are approximately .75 inches in diameter, bag is 5 inches long and 3 inches wide. Perfect for the rockhound or budding geologist in your life!

Geode specimen MI132

Geodes are hard, subspherical nodules of quartz rock, ranging in size from less than 1 inch to more than 2 feet in diameter. Geodes are very resistant to weathering processes and concentrate in streams in south-central Indiana. Because they can be hollow and lined with beautiful quartz crystals, geodes are highly prized by rock hounds. Some geodes also contain calcite or other excellent crystals. Take home your own whole, unbroken Indiana geode and discover what is inside.

Assorted mineral specimen MI133

Assorted mineral specimens, perfect for display or inclusion in a rock collection. Samples may include quartz crystals, rose quartz, pyrite, and/or celestite.

Smithsonian Handbooks: Fossils MI141

Packed with over 1,000 full-color photographs over more than 500 fossils, this handbook is designed to cut through the complex process of fossil identification to make it accessible to readers of all experience levels. Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach from Dorling Kindersley and the Smithsonian Institution make this guide both comprehensive and concise. Expertly written and thoroughly vetted, each entry combines a precise description with annotated photography to highlight each fossil's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Each fossil is accompanied by a full-color illustration of the living animal or plant that the fossil once was in the distant past, while color-coded bands provide at-a-glance key facts to complete each entry. Also included is a comprehensive glossary so you can speak the language of a true paleontologist. Written by veteran paleontologist and curator Cyril Walker, and veterinary surgeon and fossil enthusiast David Ward, and packed with detailed information on recognition, classification, and more, DK’s Smithsonian Handbook of Fossils is the clearest identification guide to fossils for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.

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