Why geology podcast – Active listening.

Teacher guide
Student activity
Full transcript of the podcast.

Have your students listen to the podcast (less than 15 mins) “Why geology and how I got into geology” and complete an activity based on its content.

The podcast covers the following content:

Why did a geologist get hooked on geology?

What are the four reasons geology is important?

Understanding the past is the key to the future

Understanding how geology influences food and water

Understanding how geology affects resources and energy

Minimizing the risk to humans of natural hazards.

How can you get involved in geology activities


This is a ‘hook” for the NSW Earth and Environmental Science Syllabus – Module 1 IQ2


Downloadable activity and teachers guide (Download)




Why Geology? Podcast active listening activity
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