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Introduce Your Kids to GemKids

In 2014, GIA introduced GemKids, a website for 9- to 12-year-old students, which offers resources to learn about gemology in a fun and interactive manner. Through tools such as Gem Explorer, Gem Glossary, and Classroom Guides, the complimentary program is recognized by the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the USA, both of which offer geology and jewelry-making badges and awards. The program expanded in 2015 to include the interactive GemKids for Schools program, a tool for teachers of third- through fifth-grade students.