Randy Bechtel

Natural Sciences Department

NC Geological Survey

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

4th Grade Classroom Activity- Five Stations of Rock and Mineral Identifications part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Friday A
The activity uses five stations, each having a direction sheet to lead the students through activities and answer questions about rock and mineral samples. There is a five-minute time limit at each station before ...

Conference Presentation (1)

Earthquake Education Workshops In N.C.: A Teacher-Led Model For Science Education Workshops part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday B
In September 2014, the North Carolina Geological Survey (NCGS) conducted a series of three one-day earthquake education workshops in the western part of the state. These workshops were funded by a grant from the ...

Other Contribution (1)

North Carolina Geological Survey part of EarthConnections:Program Descriptions
Our program has statewide-wide connections to formal K12 teachers, OEST award-winning teachers, non-formal educators (including a large state-wide Environmental Educators group),and industry groups all interested in geoscience education from varying perspectives. Our program also performs typical Survey activities such as bedrock and Coastal Plain geologic mapping, response to hazards such as earthquakes and landslides, and research into natural resources.