What Kind of Geologist Am I?

This What Kind of Geologist Am I? activity & project also includes:

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. They then write short narratives describing their jobs to demonstrate what they have learned. Some of the included tools may be unfamiliar, so be sure to explain their uses prior to small group discussions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Geology career sheets include pictures that reinforce the descriptions of each branch of geology
  • Included worksheet provides sentence frames to support learners as they write about their careers as geologists
  • Activity facilitates learning about geology through collaborative discussions
Cons

  • Lesson assumes students have background knowledge of rocks and minerals