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  [278] Geology RocksInstructor: Molly Hurd
Grades: 4th to 5thRoom: Pending
Year: 2019Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 8 to 14Prerequisites: need to be reading and writing at grade level
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class SessionDuration: 1 hour
Student Provided Materials: none
One Time Cost (to teacher) $65.00Cost Description: notebook of all material, all activity supplies, rocks & mineral collection
Homework: occasional
Skills: need to be able to read and write a full paragraph; work well with others in classroom setting
Class Description: We will start off with a unit on meteorology and track the weather throughout the year using the internet. Learn cloud types, follow moon phases, and learn basic geography of our state and the US. Study earth's structure, crystals and minerals, rock types and fossils. We will then move to plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanoes! We will grow our own crystals, start a rock & mineral collection, tumble our own rocks, make a volcano and learn about earthquake waves. Occasional homework or projects. Perfect class for the aspiring geologist! Materials fee of $60. Tuition is $30 per student per month.