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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
Lara Lewis

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’
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

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