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Yukon Geological Survey Outreach

Carmacks Rocks 2018
Public Open House

  
Wednesday, August 22
2 to 6 p.m.
Carmacks Recreation Centre

Enjoy some hands-on geology activities. Bring your favourite unknown rock and have our geologists help you identify it. All ages are welcome to enjoy the fascinating world of geology!

  • geology and mineral displays
  • Augmented Reality sandbox
  • geode smashing
  • draw prizes

Free coffee, tea, juice and snacks will be provided.

For more information

Leyla Weston
867.393.7187
leyla.weston@gov.yk.ca
Lara Lewis
867.667.8518
lara.lewis@gov.yk.ca


Weekend on the Rocks 2018
Tombstone Territorial Park

  
Friday, August 24

3 p.m. Interpretive Centre, hands-on geology
7:30 p.m. Tombstone Underfoot presentation,
Picnic Shelter

Saturday, August 25

10 a.m. Family hike up Goldensides, meet at
Picnic Shelter
2 p.m. Family hike, meet at Picnic Shelter
4 p.m. Interpretive Centre, ‘Rock Stories’
activity
7:30 p.m. Glacial History of Tombstone Region
presentation, Picnic Shelter

Sunday, August 26

10 a.m. Grizzly Trail geology hike, meet
at trail head

For more information

Leyla Weston
867.393.7187
leyla.weston@gov.yk.ca

Educational Resources

The Outreach Program offers a variety of services for Yukon Teachers. 

These include:

  • annual geoscience professional development workshops for Teachers
  • geology field trips
  • class room presentations
  • special events
  • providing class room resources

   
For more information please contact: Leyla Weston at 867-393-7187


Canadian Geoscience Education Network (CGEN) - Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences

CGEN’s Favorite links – Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences

Earth Science Links for all – Mining Matters

EdGeo – Canadian Earth Science Teacher Workshop Program

Geoscapes Whitehorse – Geological Survey of Canada

MineralsEd – Mineral Resources Education Program of B.C.

WHERE Challenge – Earth Sciences Canada

Yukon Permafrost 101 – Yukon Permafrost Network