Stonehammer-Mining Matters-EdEGO teachers workshop - NB


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During the EdGEO workshop you will explore the landscape of the geopark which has been created by the collision of continents, the closing and opening of oceans, volcanoes, earthquakes, ice ages and climate change. We will provide you with the tools you need in your classrooms to make it real for our 21st century students.

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Stonehammer-Mining Matters-EdEGO teachers workshop - NB

  1. 1. stonehammer education subcommitteeEdGEOworkshops t o n e h a m m e r e d g e o w o r k s h o p f o r t e a c h e r saugust 21-22 2013saint john regionStonehammer Geopark is pleased to announce we are partnering with Mining Matters &EdGEO to host our 2nd Bi-AnnualTeachersWorkshop. We have checked and this workshopqualifies for professional development so no out of pocket expense!During the EdGEO workshop you will explore the landscapeof the geopark which has been created by the collision ofcontinents,the closing and opening of oceans,volcanoes,earthquakes,ice ages and climate change. We will provide youwith the tools you need in your classrooms to make it real forour 21st century students.What is Stonehammer Geopark?Stonehammer Geopark is about geology,but it is also aboutpeople,society and culture. Our lives are shaped by thegeology;where we settle,the landscape,the crops we grow,natural hazards,water resources,climate,what we mine,andthe energy we use are all linked to geology. You will experiencea billion years of Earth’s history. For more information aboutStonehammer visit:www.stonehammergeopark.comWhat is EdGEO?EdGEO,initiated in the early 1970s,supports localworkshops on earth science for Canadian teachers.It is coordinated by the Canadian GeoscienceEducation Network of the Canadian Federation ofEarth Sciences (CFES).What is Mining Matters?Mining Matters is a charitable organizationdedicated to bringing knowledge and awarenessabout Canada’s geology and mineral resources tostudents,educators and the general public.The organizationprovides current information about rocks,minerals,metals,mining and the diverse career opportunities available in theminerals industry.Mining Matters offers exceptional educationalresources that meet provincial curriculum expectations.Coreto the program are the Mining Matters educational resources,created by educators and Earth science experts.Mining Mattersis excited about the partnership with Stonehammer Geopark.Limited Registration! $75.00per participant plus HST Register Early: Deadline for registration: June28, 2013 Only 25 Participants to attend Contact: Wanda Hughes • • 506.672.0770think rocksare boring?ANSWER:YouneedtocomeandfindoutwhytheyareExciting!
  2. 2. stonehammer education subcommitteeEdGEOworkshops t o n e h a m m e r e d g e o w o r k s h o p f o r t e a c h e r saugust 21-22 2013saint john regionbe a rockstarworkshop itinaryWednesday, August 21, 20138:15 - 8:30 Registration @ New Brunswick Museum8:30 - 8:35 Welcome & Greetings8:35 - 9:00 Keynote Address, 9 Big Ideas in the Classroom9:05 - 10:15 GeologicTime Activity10:15 -10:30 Nutrition Break10:30 - 12:30 Rock & Minerals Investigating Earth Materials Activity12:30 - 1:00 Lunch1:00 - 1:30 Educational experiences in the Stonehammer Geopark1:30 - 2:30 Changing Earth -Tectonics Activity2:30- 3:30 Earthquakes,Volcanoes & Landslides Activity3:30 - 4:00 Reflection & Feedback5:00- 6:00 Optional Uptown Geowalk departing Museum at 5pm concluding at HappinezWine Bar at 6pm (alcohol not included in fee)Thursday, August 22, 20138:30 am Meet at New Brunswick Museum8:45 am Depart for FieldTripIn order to include geosites near schools of the teachers whoparticipate as best we can, the exact schedule for today will befinalized once registration is completed. The following sites will beincluded: Reversing Falls - Colliding ContinentsSomerset & Fort Howe - GeologicalTime4:30 pm Return to New Brunswick Museum & ConclusionPlease note: Activities will be geared for grades 4 and 7; however, adaptable for other grade levels. Programme is subject to change. All sessions will be conducted in English
  3. 3. s t o n e h a m m e r e d g e o w o r k s h o p f o r t e a c h e r sregistration formaugust 21-22 2013 • saint john regionName:________________________________________________________________________________Address:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________School:_________________________________Current Grade Level_______________________________Summer Email:_________________________________ School Email:_______________________________Summer Phone:________________________________School Phone:_______________________________Expectations:___________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________Allergies:______________________________________________________________________________Payment: $75.00 plus $9.75 HST per participant = $84.75 I require a receiptMC Visa AMEX : number and exp date _______________________________________________________________ name on card_______________________________________________________________Cheque, Date Mailed: ________________________________________________________________please make cheque payable to New Brunswick MuseumINSERT:Cost Includes: 2 Lunches,nutrition breaks,all admissions and activities. Teacher’s Package: classroom resources,including activity mate-rials,field guide, What is a Geopark provided electronically and copy of The Last BillionYears.Return form to: Wanda Hughes, Stonehammer, 506.672.0770277 Douglas Avenue, Saint John, NB E2K 1E5Please note some providers will require waiver forms to be signed on sitebe a rockstar