GMS     The Georgia Mineral Society, Inc.
4138 Steve Reynolds Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093-3059

GMS Education

The Georgia Mineral Society is dedicated to educating the youth of the state and members of our society in the field of Earth Sciences. We have numerous educational opportunities available. Please see the list below and click for additional information.


Education Message

Please advise your teachers to request 2019-2020 presentations at their first planning opportunity. We are currently scheduling presentations for 2020 winter and spring.

The 2019-2020 Holly Camp Memorial Earth Science Minigrants have been awarded as shown for the current schoolyear (click here). Thank you for supporting these teachers.

Please remind your teachers to keep in mind projects and supplies for the coming year. The 2020-2021 Holly Camp Memorial Earth Science Minigrant application will be available on the GMS website after 01 Jan 2020 with a submission deadline of 01 Sep 2020.

Many thanks to everyone who is giving presentations.

Learn something new today.

Yours in education,
Bill Waggener, Education Chair

Speakers Bureau


GMS has many members available to speak and provide educational presentations about a variety of earth science topics at no cost to the requesting organization. Click for more information.

Earth Science Education Mini-Grants


The GMS mini grant program helps educators by providing grants up to $300 to supplement earth science education budgets. Click for more information.

Virtual Education


When you can't be in the field, you can still explore from your home. Click for a list of virtual museums and virtual field trips.

Links & Geology News


There are many websites that may be of interest to you plus current geology news. Click for more information.

Member Writings


Talented members have written many articles to inform, educate, and amuse you. Click for more information.

Member Art & Photography


Members' photographs and paintings of beautiful minerals. Click for more information.

About Georgia


Learn about Georgia's state mineral, gemstone, and fossil. Click for more information.

GMS Coloring Books


A fun way for kids and adults to learn about rocks, fossil, minerals, and geology! Click for more information.

Help Support
Earth Science Education

Thank you!

To help our members educate ourselves and the public in Earth science topics

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