Rock Detectives

Last updated on
Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
Experience type: 
Outreach Boxes
Program Description

Education kit to be rented out

Big Ideas
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Learning is a lifelong enterprise.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Learning is a lifelong enterprise.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Learning is a lifelong enterprise.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Learning is a lifelong enterprise.
  • Good learning and work habits contribute to short- and long-term personal and career success.
  • Exploring our strengths and abilities can help us identify our goals.
  • New experiences, both within and outside of school, expand our career skill set and options.
  • Safe environments depend on everyone following safety rules.
  • New experiences, both within and outside of school, expand our career skill set and options.
  • Safe environments depend on everyone following safety rules.
  • Achieving our learning goals requires effort and perseverance.
  • Adapting to economic and labour market changes requires flexibility.
  • Our career paths reflect the personal, community, and educational choices we make.
  • Reflecting on our preferences and skills helps us identify the steps we need to take to achieve our career goals.
  • The value of work in our lives, communities, and society can be viewed from diverse perspectives.
  • Achieving our learning goals requires effort and perseverance.
  • Adapting to economic and labour market changes requires flexibility.
  • Our career paths reflect the personal, community, and educational choices we make.
  • Reflecting on our preferences and skills helps us identify the steps we need to take to achieve our career goals.
  • The value of work in our lives, communities, and society can be viewed from diverse perspectives.
  • Effective career planning considers both internal and external factors.
  • The global economy affects our personal, social, and economic lives and prospects.
  • Effective career planning considers both internal and external factors.
  • The global economy affects our personal, social, and economic lives and prospects.
  • Effective career planning considers both internal and external factors.
  • The global economy affects our personal, social, and economic lives and prospects.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
  • Designs can be improved with prototyping and testing.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • Designs can be improved with prototyping and testing.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Design can be responsive to identified needs.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Design can be responsive to identified needs.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Design can be responsive to identified needs.
  • Complex tasks require different technologies and tools at different stages.
  • Social, ethical, and sustainability considerations impact design.
  • Humans interact with matter every day through familiar materials.
  • Light and sound can be produced and their properties can be changed.
  • Matter is useful because of its properties.
  • Observable patterns and cycles occur in the local sky and landscape.
  • Materials can be changed through physical and chemical processes.
  • All matter is made of particles.
  • Wind, water, and ice change the shape of the land.
  • Matter has mass, takes up space, and can change phase.
  • Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.
  • Machines are devices that transfer force and energy.
  • Everyday materials are often mixtures.
  • Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Duration: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $0.00
    Cost Per Adult: 
    $0.00
    Fee Notes: 

    FREE!

    Additional Notes

    This kit is full of geological samples and activities! Florescent minerals, Rock cycle, and more!

    Rent from the rossland museum for free!