oklahoma geological survey
The Oklahoma Geological Survey offers workshops, classroom visits, and guided field trips as part of the educational outreach program available to Oklahoma schools. The sessions must be scheduled in advance and are available as OGS scheduling allows.
For further information contact: James R. Chaplin
OGS Geologist James R. Chaplin helps teachers select and sort samples at the OPIC Teacher's Resource Room
Half or full-day workshops are available for a minimum of 8 teachers. Teachers must arrange workshops for a specific date, place, and topic. The cost ranges from $10 to $20 per teacher, and varies depending on material and manuals used in the requested workshop.
Possible topics include:
Teachers decide what samples and classroom activity sheets they want to take back to their students.
Teachers must provide transportation for students; maximum of 25 teachers/students; minimum of 15 teachers/students. Participants must provide their own sack lunch; half or full-day field trip may be requested.
COST: No cost except for fossil collecting if requested ($25 per group plus $5 per participant); payment for fossil collecting must be arranged by teacher.
Some features/activities to be seen/conducted:
At no cost, are available for:
Elementary (Grades 1-6) Topics
Middle School (Grades 7-9) and
High School (Grades 9-12) Topics
Jim Chaplin encourages teachers to tell the OGS what programs they want and need for their students.
Just submit your ideas, comments and suggestions to him using the information below. He would love to hear from you.
phone 405/325-3031 fax 405/325-7069
direct line 405/325-8021 fax 405/325-7069