DH Cadwell Earth Science Workshop:
New York State teachers joined State Museum geologists at the 13th Annual Earth Science Workshop to learn more about Earth Science and New York's unique geology. This workshop was be based out of SUNY Cortland's Brauer Educational Center, south of Albany. Morning in-house sessions were be followed by afternoon field trips in the Hudson Valley, Catskills, Mohawk Valley and southern Adirondacks.
Varied presentations, discussions, exercises and field trips were led by staff geologists, Drs. Andrew Kozlowski, Brian Bird, Marian Lupulescu, and Chuck Ver Straeten. Topics included glacial and seimentary geology, mineralogy, metamorphic and igneous petrology, landslides, geological influences on ecology, and more.Workshop goals included:
- Helping science teachers obtain and prepare materials and experiences for use in teaching Earth Science/Physical Setting
- Facilitating hands-on investigations of the geologic development of New York State
- Establishing continuing working relationships among science teachers and the professional geologists from the State Museum.
Interested in attending this workshop in 2014?