The greatest gift a teacher can give to a student is a new appreciation for the world around them, including the world under a student’s feet. Our educational programming is compatible with the Next Generation Science Standards for public schools.
Visit the Museum
The historic Rice Museum houses one of the world’s finest collections of rocks and minerals. With extensive galleries, touchable specimens, and skilled tour guides, we create a layered educational experience for students of all ages. Tour topics include rock and mineral formation, fossilization, geologic time, Earth resources in our everyday lives, and more.