Identifying a rock or mineral can be the beginning of an investigation. Every rock has a story just waiting to be told, and everyone loves to hear a good story. Prof. Baxter will give rocks their own voice and share several rock stories about Life's Evolving Relationship with the Earth with topics spanning ancient life, climate change, water, and critical resources. Experience new and perhaps surprising connections between rocks and minerals and the most critical issues of our time.
All individuals receive a certificate of participation and 100 NSTA activity points for attending the live seminar and completing the end-of-program survey. A certificate of participation is not awarded for watching the recorded version of the program.
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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:
- "The connections the presenter drew between the different types of rocks that built to an ultimate story was really amazing."
- "The shooting star was incredible."
- "Very informative-loved the videos that will be a good fit for supplementing in the classroom."
A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.
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