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Iowa’s Geological Resources Workshop – Deadline to sign up

February 14 @ 5:00 pm

UNI

Can you DIG it?

Earn two units of graduate credit and learn about Iowa’s geological resources through an activity-based short course (EARTHSCI 6233 Iowa’s Geological Resources for Teachers) through the University of Northern Iowa. This year’s focus: Economic geology and its importance to society through STEM, Iowa Core/NGSS standards and local resources.

The course begins with online content development in the spring to prepare you for the hands-on workshop visiting various geological sites and preparing curricular materials in June.

  • Develop rock and mineral collections while obtaining a basic proficiency in their identification.
  • Focus on the significance of these items in understanding and interpreting Earth’s history and the geology of Iowa.
  • Learn of the various economic and environmental aspects of Iowa geology.

Network with fellow geology educators

Participate in several exciting, hands-on activities in the field, and meet other Earth Science teachers from across the state. Discuss what’s working and what’s not in your classrooms and share your tried-and-true methods for teaching about the geology of Iowa.

Download the course info (PDF)!

Application deadline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Feb. 14, 2023
Online via Zoom (real time or asynchrononsly) . . . . .  March 7 & 21; April 4 & 18; May 2
On the UNI campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . June 19-22

Details

Date:
February 14
Time:
5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

University of Northern Iowa
1227 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614 United States
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Organizer

University of Northern Iowa Online & Distance Education
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