Workshop Descriptions

The NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium funds educator workshop focused on earth science and paleontology. See below for opportunities past and present!

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Explosive Volcanism Educator Workshop
[rescheduled for summer 2021]

*This event has been postponed until summer 2021 due to Covid-19. Please check back in the early 2021 for updates*

The Explosive Volcanism Educator Workshop is a two-day 1-credit course in introductory volcanology focused on understanding the processes, products, and hazards of explosive volcanic eruptions. We will be studying varying aspects of volcanic ash or “tephra” in detail to learn about eruptions and the hazards associated with them. The course will be taught at Penn State University – University Park campus.


Past Workshops

Bighorn Basin In-Service/Pre-Service Educator Workshop
[August 6th – 10th, 2018]

The Bighorn Basin Teacher Workshop is a one week course in introductory field geology and paleontology with special emphasis on a portion of the Mesozoic and early Cenozoic era sedimentary rock and fossil deposits of the Bighorn Basin in Wyoming and Montana. The course will be taught at the YBRA field station located just outside of Red Lodge, Montana.


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