Association offers workshop on Kentucky’s rocks, minerals

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual teachers’ workshop, “Rocks and Minerals in Modern Society,” June 21-22 at Georgetown College. The free workshop is designed for science teachers in grades 3-12, but is also open to other teachers who would like to learn more about rocks and minerals. The workshop will focus on the identification, economic value and uses [...]

By |2017-05-10T10:17:59-04:00May 11, 2017|

Rocks and minerals workshop set for June

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual teachers workshop – Rocks and Minerals in Modern Society – June 21-22 at Georgetown College.

By |2017-04-25T09:46:57-04:00April 27, 2017|

Geoscience teachers invited to Wyoming workshops

GeoScience Adventures will host two educational workshops for geoscience teachers in grades K-12 and other geoscience enthusiasts in July near Shell, Wyoming. The workshops are conducted as a series of three-day short courses that explore the geological and paleontological record of northern Wyoming. Participants will learn geological and paleontological concepts from professional scientists. The workshops: “Introduction to Paleontology,” July 5-7: [...]

By |2015-04-01T14:37:30-04:00April 2, 2015|

Tracking Kentucky through geologic time periods

An educational poster, Kentucky Landscapes through Geologic Time, is a 40- x 36-inch poster with a section for each of the major periods of geologic time, stretching back nearly 500 million years to the Ordovician Period. The inspiration for this poster came from Chris Scotese of the University of Texas at Arlington. The website www.scotese.com illustrates the position of the [...]

By |2011-08-03T10:13:34-04:00August 4, 2011|

Geology resources

The Kentucky Geological Survey has developed many resources to support K-12 geology and earth science classes. Visit the resources here and the geology of Kentucky pages online at here. There are online keys to rocks, minerals and fossils of Kentucky. Also, there is a Citizen’s Guide to geologic maps and issues in Kentucky geology for land use planning, an interactive [...]

By |2010-12-01T14:31:57-05:00December 2, 2010|
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