Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Introduction
Public summary: 

Go on a journey to the centre of the Earth using rock samples from deep in the Earth and outer space.

Useful information
Kit List: 

- Rock Samples in (Foam):
-- Sandstone
-- Limestone
-- Granite
-- Gneiss
-- Pyroxenite Xenolith
-- Lherzolite Xenolith
-- Iron Meteorite

- (Laminated cards):
-- A4 of Earth Structure
-- A4 of large Iron Meteorite with Widmanstatten pattern
-- Small Laminated booklet of other planet/moon structures
-- Thin section pictures

- (Foam Balls cut-away with Earth Structure)
- (Felt cloth to protect surfaces)

Packing Away: 

Possibly in new box or within Rocks and Fossils if space

Explanation
Explanation: 

Overview section (Photos of rocks)

Specific descriptions of each of the samples

Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment: 

DESCRIPTION:
Sets of medium-sized rock samples with laminated sheets and foam balls.

RISKS:
Possible choke hazard for small children with the smallest pieces
Dropping rocks could cause injury to feet.
Dropping rocks may cause them to shatter, producing fragments and dust
Rocks could be sharp and cause cut injury

ACTION TO BE TAKEN TO MINIMISE RISKS:
Ensure that items are not in the reach of small children.
Hold rocks over a table or close to the floor (i.e. when sitting on the floor).
Keep rocks on felt cloth to protect and to prevent dust if breakage occurs.
Make sure rocks have minimal sharp edges.

ACTION TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT:
Contact first aider if injury occurs.

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