Dr. Dan Kelley, geologist, and educator leads… Ecuador Andes Mountains and Galapagos Islands Students, Recent Graduates, Educators and others 7-15 July, 2018 This nine-day (8 night) field trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands will expand your knowledge of plate
Discover Iceland – Fire and Ice on a Mid-Ocean Ridge This trip is open to all geoscience enthusiasts. The trip has VERY limited numbers. Early registration is recommended. July 15-21, 2019 This 6-day (5 night) field trip to Iceland highlights the
Trying to teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in the classroom can often seem disjointed. Having a STEM teaching tool that links those fields all together so learners can see how amazingly integrated they really would be perfect. Right?
What are the essential pieces of field gear for a geologist – or in fact any geology enthusiast? What things should you have to explore the geology, look for minerals and get the most out of your field time…and
Olivine is one of the simplest silicate minerals that can be found in igneous rocks on our planet. All the silicate minerals are made from the basic silicate mineral building block called the ‘silicon tetrahedron’ which is one silicon atom
So you have been successful in having your topic selected as one of the conference posters. Good job! Presenting a poster at a scientific conference is a real art. You want to be able to attract the eye of people
While high school students are taught about chemistry using simple examples of inorganic and organic substances, very few are exposed to the chemistry of the most abundant group of chemicals on Earth- the silicate group of minerals. Silicate minerals can
Too often scientists ignore talking to the public. They would rather spend all their “communication” time and energy talking about their science to their peers. They meet in hallowed halls and conference centers to communicate their science to their own.
Hawaii Lava Odyssey Three Full Days (4 night) Intensive Field Adventure 4-8 February 2018 – 3 full days + arrival and departure days. This three full field day (4 night) field trip on the Big Island of Hawaii will take
A geological hammer is often seen as an essential part of any field geologists equipment. Often called rock picks or geopicks, the geological hammer is also a symbol of our profession. And let’s face it, who doesn’t like to