Rocks and Minerals

This Program is best suited for Fall or Spring.  It cannot be offered when there's snow on the ground.

Framing Question
How does our use of rocks and minerals impact Forest Valley?

Learning Goal 
If students explore the characteristics and properties of rocks and minerals, then they will be able to investigate how we use these valuable resources here at Forest Valley and assess the impact of these uses on our local environment. 

Please click on the words below to plan a complete learning cycle that includes your visit, and  pre and post activities.
How do I prepare my students for this visit? (Plan)

What will we do at Forest Valley?  (Act)
How can I document learning? (Observe)
What are some possible follow up activities?  (Reflect)

looking at rocks