Geological Walk Through Time
A unique learning experience for anyone interested in Ohio’s natural history, the Geo Walk examines the geology and ancient materials that have shaped Ohio’s economy, agriculture, recreation, and even the arts. The Geo Walk offers an educational opportunity for Ohio students and teachers to learn about the earth sciences in a fun, interactive, outdoor environment. Click here for more information and to schedule a tour.
If you can't make it to the Geo Walk, give Educational Leaflet 20 a read and broaden your understanding of Ohio's fascinating geologic heritage.
Rock & Mineral Kits
The Ohio Geological Survey offers a rock & mineral kit to educators, parents, and organizations for use as a teaching resource for hands-on instruction on Ohio’s mineral industries and the geology of Ohio.
Each set contains ten rocks and minerals found or mined in Ohio: clay, coal, dolomite, flint, gypsum, limestone, salt, sand and gravel, sandstone, and shale. A page-sized bedrock geology map and an explanation of the uses for each rock or mineral are also included set. Learn more about the sets here or contact the Geologic Records Center to order.