GSA Presents: Constructing the Rock Cycle

Construct the rock cycle by placing rock samples in the tectonic and geologic environment in which they form. This activity combines standard rock identification activities with plate tectonics and geomorphology and can be modified for use with students across K-16.



Teacher Resources

Geologic Time

Webinar Materials

GSA may offer webinars throughout the year to support teacher content integration and curricular reform efforts. The webinars support sharing successful materials and strategies with fellow teachers and GSA members.

Webinar Info

Additional Resources

GSA offers additional resources that may be of interest to educators and students. (See the "In and Out of the Classroom" and "In the Field" sections.)

Additional Info

NAGT Outstanding Earth Science Teacher (OEST) Award

This annual award recognizes excellence in earth-science teaching at the pre-college level. GSA partners with NAGT to provide prizes to the awardees.


The Nature of Science and the Scientific Method

This GSA document promotes understanding of the nature of science and how the scientific method is used to advance science, focusing in particular on the Earth sciences.

The Nature of Science