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Professional Development


Kentucky-Based Natural Resources


Geologically interesting sites
Grade Levels:
High school
Length:
30 minutes
Taping Rights:
Unlimited
Teaching Materials:
See Below
Program Schedule:
See Below

Three KET professional development programs for high school science teachers explore the natural resources found in Kentucky through visits to geological points of interest around the state.

Length: 3 programs; 30 minutes each
Audience: secondary science teachers


Programs

  1. Minerals—defines minerals, distinguishing them from rocks; visits several fault zones and notable mineral deposits across Kentucky; and lists some minerals that have been important to the state’s economy.

  2. Rocks—types of rocks and how they are formed; the effects of past glacial periods on Kentucky’s geology; weathering and erosion; types of coal mining in Kentucky; regional variations in soil.

  3. Water, Hydrocarbons, and Timber—surface water vs. groundwater; karst topography and the formation of caves; a definition of hydrocarbons and a look at where deposits are found in Kentucky; how Central Kentucky’s knobs region was formed; types of forest found in the state.

Teaching Materials

DOWNLOADABLE GUIDE
http://www.ket.org/education/guides/pd/kentuckynaturalresources. pdf
$0.00
PDF format
KET Online
DOWNLOADABLE GUIDE
http://www.ket.org/education/guides/pd/kentuckynaturalresources. pdf
$0.00
PDF format
KET Online
DOWNLOADABLE GUIDE
http://www.ket.org/education/guides/pd/kentuckynaturalresources. pdf
$0.00
PDF format
KET Online
VIDEO OR DVD
KET Professional Development
(800) 432-0951
600 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40502-2296
pd@ket.org
VIDEO OR DVD
KET Professional Development
(800) 432-0951
600 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40502-2296
pd@ket.org
VIDEO OR DVD
KET Professional Development
(800) 432-0951
600 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40502-2296
pd@ket.org


Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, 27-Aug-2013 09:58:45 EDT