The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual Teachers Workshop: Rocks and Minerals in Modern Society at Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky, on June 21-22, 2017. This FREE workshop is designed for Science teachers who teach Elementary, Middle and High Schools (grades 3-12). However, we gladly accept Boy Scout Leaders, Trade School Teachers and professors, and other teachers who would like to learn more about rocks and minerals.You will learn more Kentucky’s geology, take a tour of an underground limestone quarry, the opportunity to drive construction equipment and will be able to take back rocks and mineral materials for your classroom including a large periodic table. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, please register for this workshop through the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association’s web site. http://www.kycsa.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=635&pk_association_webpage=9507
The workshop will focus on the identification, economic value, and the uses of a variety of rocks and earth materials in modern society. We will have expert instructors from the Kentucky Geology Survey, engineers, college professors, retired teachers and crushed stone industry representatives. Space will be limited, so please be sure they reserve their spot early.