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USA Rocks! Geology of North America- How It Formed & Major Mining & Rock Zones.

This class goes over the main rock forming events that contributed to the geology of Northern America, focusing especially on the USA. We will look at the main mountain ranges & famous landscapes & discover how they were formed.
Dr Pete PhD Earth Science Philosophy Geology
91 total reviews for this teacher
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50 minutes
per class
Meets once
10-15
year olds
3-8
learners per class
per learner

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To discover and learn without realising it, because you are having fun! By the end of this course students will know how to read and understand the geological map of the USA as well as know what kind of rocks each colour on the map represents. They'll also know how this relates to the amazing geological features found in Northern America.
I have a BSc in Geology and an MSc in Geophysics and have chosen the most interesting and exciting subjects to teach to get young minds fascinated by Earth Sciences.
None. Although (on request) students can be directed to other external sources discussing this area of Geology. I can also schedule a discussion group, or more advanced classes, if your child wants to explore this subject further.
None. Although (on request) the student can be sent a quick quiz on the lesson to test what they remember from the class.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class uses screen share to show PowerPoint slides with text and pictures. Some classes also show short videos. No other 3rd party tools are used.
https://geology.com/articles/what-is-earth-science.shtml
https://www.britannica.com/science/Earth-sciences
https://earth-science.org.uk/
https://www.americangeosciences.org/critical-issues/maps/interactive-map-united-states-geology-and-natural-resources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_the_United_States
https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2019/06/03/how-geology-made-america-great/?sh=1a3a745a6c80
http://geology.teacherfriendlyguide.org/downloads/w/tfggw_1_geolhistory_lr.pdf

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Dr Pete PhD Earth Science Philosophy Geology
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Lives in the United Kingdom
Exciting Earth Science - Fun Philosophy
91 total reviews
192 completed classes

About Me

Hello there. I teach Earth Science and Philosophy on Outschool and am very passionate about  the topics I teach. My teaching style is to make things as fun and accessible as possible and to use thought experiments and multi-media to make my... 
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