Field Trip Preparations

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Scholars prepare for a field trip to collect rock specimens. They learn how to build proper display boxes, create road logs, and study various geology careers. This is the final chapter in a seven-chapter unit on geology and contains six activities at four different levels. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have a geologist speak to your class about their job
Classroom Considerations

  • Follow all safety rules during the field trip
  • The amount of time these activities take will vary greatly
Pros

  • Provides objectives for lessons and students for each activity
  • Dialogue for critical thinking follows a share, process, generalize, apply, and going further format
  • Includes teacher notes throughout
Cons

  • None