Geology Projects and
Used by Pattie Elementary School Teachers
|Project Assignments. Here are the project
assignments Miriam Hieber's 5th graders were given. This assignment was partly a take home
project, and partly done in class.
Using Blooms Taxonomy with Geology Assignments. This
approach was taken by Carol Cisky and involves a written, pictoral and verbal
assignments on all the levels of Blooms Taxonomy relating to geology.
Mining for Minerals. Here is a Science Lab
activity that is both yummy and educational. Students learn about the perils of mining for
minerals and then get to eat the results!
Project Assignments. This was a differentiated
approach, used by Jill Seamster, using the same list of projects as Miriam Hieber. This
was not a take home assignment, but had to be done in class.
Technology Objectives students met
while working on this web project.
Dinosaurs. A second grade activity.
Language Arts objectives and this web site. Rock People poems and Tree stories.
A rock activity (inanimate object personification) which are
Language Arts connections. These were done by students in Mrs. Hieber's and Mrs.
Other Geology Lesson ideas can be found on Tammy Payton's Rock Hound
A discussion on the Internet and the Classroom by Michael Lipinski.
Resources for Integrating Technology by Gail Watson, a collection of hints and links for the teacher.
How This Project Came Together, by Gail Watson. A little
obsessive/compulsive doesn't hurt.
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