Geology and Earth Science Teachers

Geology and Earth Science Teachers

Hello Geology and Earth Science Teachers.  Now that it is July (and I have had time to decompress) I have started to think about the geology activities for high school students that I would like to focus on this year.  The Dinosaur Dig and Research Project will be my focus this year.  This project, which…

Some thoughts for teachers for the summer Burgess fossil

Science Museum

It’s June!  For teachers, June is a month for rejuvenation and reflection.  It is also time to spend with your own children and to help peak their interest in learning.  There are so many places to visit, either locally or more distant locales, that can spark interest and the desire to learn more in a…

Dinosaurs Activity, Plans, & Printables

Who does not love dinosaurs?  Are you trying to find a way to spark interest in your earth science or geology students?  Do you have a child at home who loves dinosaurs and wants to learn more about them?  You have come to the right place!  No matter the age group or ability level you…

Name That Dinosaur Activity Sheet

Name That Dinosaur

Which Dinosaur Is It? Name That Dinosaur Activity Sheet Mixing science with creativity is a great way to spark the interest of students.  A new activity posted on my TpT store is called “Name That Dinosaur”. This fun activity makes a great introduction to dinosaurs. And also explains to students how to research what their dinosaur…

Dinosaur Dig and Research Project create unique book on dinosaurs

Dinosaur Dig and Research Project

They are coming!  Some were huge, some were ferocious, but all are now extinct! Dinosaurs!  Bring Dinosaurs to life in your classroom by implementing the “Dinosaur Dig and Research Project” in your Earth Science or Geology classroom!   Now the dinosaurs were of two kinds: some had flat teeth and ate the leaves of trees,…

Identifying Dinosaurs

As promised, projects and small activities on dinosaurs are coming from Midnight Star Science Lessons!   Identifying Dinosaurs Activities Most people view dinosaurs as a subject loved by little children.  Although they are a natural fascination of youngsters, they are also are studied by adults.  Dinosaur paleontology is a field of study pursued by graduate…

Design an Island using contour lines

Geography: Design an Island

It is now December!  Students are gearing up and preparing for finals.  It is a busy time of year in the classroom and culminating projects can be a large part of preparing students to better understand complex topics.  What better way to challenge student understanding of topographic maps than to have students design their own…

Rock Textures

Geology: Basics of Rock Textures

Rocks!  Students either love them or hate them.  Learning how to identify them can be a challenge for some students. But making it a challenge between groups of students can spark a sense of competition and a desire to learn. This can only be done after the basics of rock textures have been defined and their…

Science Teaching Resources, Lesson Plan, Worksheets

Are you looking for a way to reengage your students in your classroom? October can be a month where students start to lose interest in school. It is of utmost importance to keep the attention of your students throughout the year. So that they continue to push themselves and make gains in their education. Whether…