Minerals Outreach – Cornerstone Elementary

October 15th, 2009

Geology Club members Lashawna, Kelly, Bridget and Phil worked with two third grade classes at Cornerstone Elementary School to sharpen up the students mineral and rock identification skills.Mr. Gaut goes over the ground rules for the mineral and rock identification exercise. Lashawna looks on.
Mrs. Gaut goes over the ground rules for the mineral and rock identification exercise. Lashawna looks on.
Bridget and Kelly go over the basics of the three rock types and how they form.

Bridget and Kelly go over the basics of the three rock types and how they form.

Phil troubleshoots a mineral id by these two gentlemen.

Phil troubleshoots a mineral id by these two gentlemen.

This 3rd grader extends the concept of the streak test to coving his entire two hands in hematite.

This 3rd grader extends the concept of the streak test by covering his entire two hands in hematite.

2 Responses to “Minerals Outreach – Cornerstone Elementary”

  1. Mark Wilsonon 16 Oct 2009 at 11:22 pm

    Good work, Wooster students!

  2. Crystalson 17 Mar 2010 at 10:41 am

    One of the best ways to let the next generation appreciate and get close to Nature is to let them have intimate involvement Good work!

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