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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: Issue 6: Rocks and Minerals

Do you want to learn more about rocks, minerals, and what they can teach us about Earth’s past? Have you ever wondered what types of rocks are found in Antarctica? If so, then the September issue of Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears is for you! In Issue 6: Rocks and Minerals, you can:

Learn geology basics from the Assistant Curator of the United States Polar Rock Repository.

Learn about the reading strategy of determining importance in nonfiction text.

Download and print nonfiction articles and templates to help your students determine importance while learning about geology.

Find lessons and activities to teach geology and related children’s literature.

Learn how to borrow an Antarctic rock box for your classroom.

Of course, there’s much more to explore in this wonderful issue! We hope you’ll take advantage of all that Issue 6: Rocks and Minerals has to offer!

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