Virtual Junior Geologist Workshop

In this 90-minute Virtual Workshop, students will be introduced to rocks and minerals, and the rock cycle. Students will learn why rocks and minerals are non-renewable natural resources, the uses of minerals in everyday life, rock types, and the rock cycle. They will also have the chance for hands-on learning by investigating the physical properties of rocks and minerals using the same techniques as real geologists. By the end of this workshop, your students will be a "Junior Geologist"! 

There are two programs to choose from:

  • The Rock Cycle - Minerals in everyday life; BC mineral resources; rock properties; the rock cycle.
  • Rocks and Minerals - Minerals in everyday life; BC mineral resources; rock and mineral properties; mineral identification.

Curriculum Subjects: Science, Social Studies

Grade Levels: 4-5

Length: 90-minutes

Cost: $5/student; minimum $120/workshop

Partner Teacher Presenters: Wanda Pickell & Andrea Eisler

AV Requirements: Stable internet connection, computer, microphone, projector

Please do not register on behalf of another teacher. Contact us at to book multiple workshops for your school!  

MineralsEd Virtual Junior Geologist Workshop Request Form