Workshops for Teachers

Field Workshops for Teachers

The Idaho Geological Survey has conducted instructional field workshops for Idaho's elementary and secondary teachers since 1986.

The week-long summer workshops provide hands-on, inquiry-based instruction on geology at various field locations in the state.

Below is a list of past field workshops and associated materials (if available).

2008 Natural Hazards Field Workshop at Payette Lake
2007 Geology and Geologic Hazards at Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Lake
2006 Geology and Geologic Hazards at Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Lake
2005 Geology and Geologic Hazards of the Borah Peak area
2004 Geology and Geologic Hazards of the Long Valley
2003 Geology and Geologic Hazards of the Clearwater Mountains
2002 Geology and Geologic Hazards of East-Central Idaho
2001 Geology and Geologic Hazards of Southeastern Idaho
2000 Geology and Geologic Hazards of the Sawtooth Valley
1999 Geology and Geologic Hazards of Northern Idaho
1998 Geology and Geologic Hazards of West Central Idaho
1997 Geology and Geologic Hazards of the Coeur d'Alene Valley
1996 Geology and Earthquakes of the Teton Region
1995 Geology and Earthquake Hazards of Borah Peak
1994 Geology and Earthquake Hebgen Lake
1993 Geology of Borah Peak
1992 Mt. St. Helens Eruption
Kurt Othberg lectures on a mass wasting event related to the 1983 Borah Peak earthquake at Birch Springs. Landslide scarp can be seen in background (Photo: W. Phillips).

Kurt Othberg lectures on a mass wasting event related to the 1983 Borah Peak earthquake at Birch Springs. Landslide scarp can be seen in background (Photo: W. Phillips, IGS)

 
 

Additional Resources

Glacial Resources & Information
Earthquake Resources & Information
Volcano Resources & Information

Supporting Agencies

Idaho Geological Survey
Idaho Science Teachers Association
Idaho Office of Emergency Management
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Idaho Mining Association
American Exploration & Mining Association
Society for Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration