Geology and Mineralogy Resources

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(For a complete listing of museum resources, including selected exhibit materials and additional museum grounds information, see this comprehensive Overview of Gillespie Museum Online Resources.)

 

Explorations and Activities

Florida Geology

Florida Formations

Overview of Florida Formations Exhibit

Full Text of Florida Formations Exhibit

Summary Questions for Florida Formations

(Visit the Florida Formations Exhibit Page)

Florida Fossils

Florida Fossils Matching Game

Florida's Caves and Karst Geology

Florida's Caves and Karst Geology - pdf

Florida's Caves and Karst Geology - video

Caves in-depth worksheet

Caves and Cave Formations Worksheet

Caves basics

Caves Basics, Short Take - video

Caves and Cave Formations (basics) Worksheet

Make your own Origami Bat - how-to video

The Rock Cycle

The Rock Cycle

The Rock Cycle and Rock Types - pdf

The Rock Cycle, Short Take - video

Rock Cycle Worksheet

The Rock Cycle

Rock Cycle Diagram

Minerals A-Z

Minerals A-Z

Part 1 - Minerals A-M, photos & info sheets (with Spanish translation) - pdf

Evaporite, Evaporate - video

Fluorite, Octahedral Crystals - video

Kaolinite and Kaolin - video

Part 2 - Minerals N-Z (Coming spring 2021!)

(Visit the Minerals A-Z Virtual Exhibit Page)

Fossil Fact Sheets

fossil types

Fossil Types Coloring and Fact Sheet

ammonites

Ammonites Coloring and Fact Sheet

coprolites

Coprolites Coloring and Fact Sheet

crinoids

Crinoids Coloring and Fact Sheet

fern and plant fossils

Fern and Plant Fossils Coloring and Fact Sheet

fish fossils

Fish Fossils Coloring and Fact Sheet

shark teeth fossils

Shark Teeth Coloring and Fact Sheet

trace fossils

Trace Fossils Coloring and Fact Sheet

trilobites

Trilobites Coloring and Fact Sheet

Answer Keys

Summary Questions for Florida Formations - KEY

Florida Fossils Matching Game - KEY

Caves and Cave Formations Worksheet - KEY

Caves and Cave Formations (basics) Worksheet - KEY

Rock Cycle Worksheet - KEY

(Stay tuned! More online materials in the works.)

Also, see our Sandhill Ecosystem and Ecology Resources page!