Ask-a-Geologist #21: What types of tools does a geologist use in their daily job?

Welcome to Mini Me Geology’s Ask-a-Geologist question and answer video series. Today, in AAG #21, we answer Carrie’s question about the types of tools that geologists use to do their daily jobs.

How to Focus a Hand Lens / Hand Magnifier

Hand lenses / hand magnifiers are very useful tools for studying small objects such as rocks, flowers, or bugs. Young children especially benefit from the use of a hand-held magnifier as they are often not able to use a microscope but can easily operate the hand magnifier.