This page from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources provides a number of classroom resources on topics like rocks, minerals, fossils, general geology, glaciers, earthquakes, historic geology and more. Clicking on a topic area will lead users to a webpage with resources such as reading materials, links, and materials appropriate for use in the classroom. The "Oil and Gas Resources" page provides information on Marcellus and Utica shale in the state. The main page also has resources organized into broad categories such as "Bookshelf," "For Teachers" and "Kid's Corner." The "For Teachers" section includes a number of lesson plans, including map lesson plans.


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