Exploring Geoheritage Through EarthCaching

Paleontologist excavating fossils in Colorado's Dry Mesa Quarry

ERN Item Type: 

  • Classroom Activities

Organization: 

Geological Society of America (GSA)

Description: 

An EarthCache is a special site that people can visit to learn about a unique geoscience feature or aspect of our Earth. Visitors to EarthCache sites can see how our planet has been shaped by geological processes, how we manage the resources and how scientists gather evidence to learn about the Earth. This activity guides you through discovering earthcaches in your area.

Grade Level: 

Tags: 

Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

Yes

NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas: