Upcoming Events

October 18, 2016
Fossil Field Workshop

Geological Hangman


Alabama State Fossil


Basilosaurus cetoides


Fossils of the Black Belt - A Hands-On Field Workshop for Science Teachers

University of West Alabama in Livingston and vicinity

October 18, 2016

8:00am to 4:30pm

Cost: $15.00

preregistration required

Earth Science Week!

Contact Information

David Kopaska-Merkel



Resources for Educators
The Geological Survey of Alabama provides many services and resources for science educators. Please click on the items below to explore the resources that interest you. If you have questions about educational outreach of the Survey that are not answered on this web page, please send e-mail to davidkm@gsa.state.al.us.

Workshops Library Resources Online Publications
Publications Classroom Visits Scientific Information
Science Fair Assistance Web Links

Science teachers hunt dinosaur-age fossils in the Black Belt on a field trip co-organized by Survey staff and the University of West Alabama.

Science teachers compare Mississippian fossils on a field trip jointly organized by Survey staff and University of North Alabama faculty in Colbert County.