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Archived News
Sep 1, 2017

Access archived 2012-17 news from the Department of Geology in this Google Doc....

"Bucket O' Rocks" for First Grade
Jul 1, 2017

The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences launched the “Bucket O’ Rocks” program this year to provide support and earth science re...

Taking Our Fossils and Dedication on the Road
May 10, 2017

At Appalachian Geology we feel honored when we are given the opportunity to provide earth science education to the general public and to school studen...

First Annual One Day Internship for High School Students
Oct 22, 2016

The Department of Geology at Appalachian State University hosted the first, 1-Day Geology Internship for High School Students on October 20th. The pro...

EcoSensors for Mountain Classrooms
Jun 30, 2016

This past year, researchers from the Geology Department at Appalachian State University, partnered with local school teachers to bring advanced digita...

Volcanic Eruptions at Genius Hour
Feb 10, 2016

The students in Ms. Maria Nash's First Grade at Hardin Park have "Genius Hour" every other Friday. During this time, students explore a topic that is ...

History of the Earth with Two Rivers Community School
Jan 13, 2016

 Geology Department faculty recently partnered with Mr. Clint Byers (8th Grade science teacher at Two Rivers Community School) to develop and tes...

Geology Rain or Shine
Nov 7, 2014

On a rainy fall day, the 4th Grade classes from Mountain View Elementary School in Wilkes County travelled to AppState for a campus tour and a special...

Inspiring Young Minds: Future Scientists Visit AppState
Mar 30, 2014

“After your visit today, how many of you want to become scientists?” The question was met with a chorus of “Me”s and a majority of hands ...