Geology Teacher Resources
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Ocean bottom geology has become more understood as our technology has developed. Teach young oceanographers the different features and landforms that are found on the floor of the ocean. Using a color code, collaborative groups identify such undersea features on a portion of a world map.
2nd - 9th Science 26 Views 33 Downloads
Google Earth Geology Field Trip
Students take a virtual field trip around California using Google Earth. For this geology field trip lesson, students explore landforms and a variety of rocks located in California. Students compare environments where rocks are formed. Lesson can be adapted for a variety of developmental levels.
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History 36 Views 79 Downloads
Students investigate how geologic sequestration reduces carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere. In this earth science lesson, students simulate oil mining in the lab. They write down their observations and complete the lab report worksheet that follows.
7th - 10th Science 6 Views 18 Downloads
Geology - Merit Badge Workbook
In this geology merit badge worksheet, students answer 5 multiple level questions with information about geology. They complete research to find the answers to questions about geology, fossils, and rock formations. This is a Boy Scout merit badge worksheet.
5th - 7th Science 8 Views 51 Downloads
Students discuss information relating to Illinois geology. They examine top mineral resources in Illinois to find detailed information about geodes and where they can be found. Students complete geode lab to explore external structure of geode, and break one open to see if it has crystals, iron, etc.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Three Dimensional Geology
Here is a fine lesson plan on geology designed for high schoolers. Learners use rocks, fossils, and other geological clues to determine the geology of an area. Then, they make recommendations to a fictitious city council about the viability for a subdivision slated to be built on the ground they are evaluating.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 28 Downloads
Geologic cross section of Manhattan, NYC
Young scholars draw an accurate geologic cross section by using a given data table. They relate the features of the cross section to geologic processes. Students then relate the characteristics of the bedrock to the architecture.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
What Kind of Geologist Am I?
Transform your class into young geologists as they learn about six different branches of geology. Using the included geology career descriptions and picture cards, learners work in small groups deciding which tools and locations fit their assigned geology specialist.
2nd - 5th Science 40 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mars Image Analysis
Observation is the key to understanding the history of our planet and those around us. What can be learned about Mars' history by looking at a few pictures, and how could that help us better understand Earth? Learners examine photos of geologic features on Mars, then decide as a class on a topic to research further.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Fossil Fuels (Part II), The Geology of Oil: Topographic Mapping, Crustal Deformation, Rock Porosity, and Environmental Pollution
Learners review an interpretation of geologic history and relate it to the formation of oil deposits. They explore and explain factors controlling the porosity and permeability of sediments and sedimentary rocks. Pupils also interpret topographic maps and construct topographic profiles.
8th - 12th Science 10 Views 45 Downloads
Diversity of Life: Geologic Time Scale
Students investigate the history of Earth by creating a geologic time scale. In this Earth History lesson plan, students practice sequencing events in their life as a way to get familiar with creating a time scale. Students complete their sequencing event handout and present a poster to the class of a specific era in time.
7th - 8th Science 35 Views 145 Downloads
Students create a timeline of geologic events of the Phanerozoic Eon. For this geologic timeline lesson, students view a handout that shows a timeline of the Earth's history. They create their own timeline of the Phanerozoic Eon with adding machine tape paper.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 61 Downloads
Geologic Time Using Inspiration
Eighth graders research about plants and animals that exist during the four geologic eras. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders create a graphic organizer using Inspiration. They develop symbols to represent plants, animals, land formation and changes during their era.
8th Science 5 Views 8 Downloads