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Geology Resources

Here are some collections of Earth Science related professional literature or links to useful online sources (including classroom lessons and labs). 

1.   Geology.com:  This website features a wide variety of Geology and Earth Science topics, and includes an area for Teacher Resources.

https://geology.com

2.   IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology):  This website features teacher resources (including lessons) for earthquakes.  Look under the EDUCATION tab.

https://www.iris.edu/hq/

3.   U.S. Geological Survey:  Provides information on a variety of Earth Science topics and includes real-time or near real-time data on current conditions and earth observations.

https://www.usgs.gov/

4.   National Park Service:  Provides information and virtual tours of our national park system.

https://www.nps.gov/index.htm

5.   Women in Mining Education Foundation:  Provides classroom activities that are informational in nature and others are activity based.

https://www.womeninmining.org/activities/

6.    2020/2021 International Year of Caves and Karst:  The National Park Service is highlighting the caves and karst locations around our county.  This site also provides educational materials.

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/caves/index.htm

7.     Michigan Backyard Fossils Identification Guide:  UM Museum of Paleontology provides a backyard fossil identification guide.  What types of fossils might by hiding in your backyard?

https://umorf.ummp.lsa.umich.edu/wp/mis-backyard-fossils/

8.    KinglseyNorth:  This family owned, Michigan based business, supplies and supports lapidary and jewelry artists throughout the world.  KingsleyNorth was kind enough to donate rock/mineral specimens to MESTA during our Menominee Adventure field trip.

https://kingsleynorth.com


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