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Geology of Illinois

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Grade 4–8

Illinois Science Standards

Available year-round.

Geologic time is relative and usually beyond human experience, but relative dating of rocks and fossils is an essential technique for a geologist. Students develop a timeline of significant events in Earth’s history, and identify rock and fossil samples to determine geological time.

In-School Program

Runs 45 minutes.

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $60 $80
Additional Classroom* $40 $55
Gateways Grants Eligible Schools Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $50 N/A
Additional Classroom* $20 N/A

*Classrooms must attend the same program on the same date.

Virtual Program

Runs 30-45 minutes.

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $30 $60
Additional Classroom* $20 $30
Gateways Grants Eligible Schools Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $20 N/A
Additional Classroom* $10 N/A

*Groups must attend the same program on the same date.


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