Teaching Activities

These teaching activities come from participants at the 2016 workshop on Transforming Geoscience Preparation for K-8 Pre-Service Teachers.


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Rocking Through the Rock Cycle
Mary Mutrux, Missouri State University
The students will participate as matter traveling through the rock cycle while drawing cards from 4 rock matter stations (magma, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic). Afterwards, the student will demonstrate their path using a laser pointer in a projected large the rock cycle diagram.

Making Topographic Maps
Caitlin Callahan, Grand Valley State University
In this activity, students learn how to contour topographic data from three-dimensional models that they create for themselves. Students examine how topographic contour lines differ based on different topographic features.

Using 2-liter Bottles to Represent % of Energy Consumption by Source
lisa andresen, North Crawford School
Students will create a physical representation of a chart of "U.S. Energy Consumption by Source" using plastic 2-liter bottles and water. Students calculate % of source use to ounces and cups, measure ...