by Neil Carleton – Metcalfe Geoheritage Park Committee
As a pilot project of Metcalfe Geoheritage Park, loan collections of rocks, fossils, and minerals are now available for grade 4 classrooms and homeschooling in Mississippi Mills.
TEACHER NOTES The illustrated teacher notes that have been prepared for each Rocks Box include descriptions, explanations, and a glossary of geological words.
COST The 15 loan collections are free. Donations for their upkeep are welcome.
LOAN PERIOD Each Rock Box can be borrowed for a day or so, or a week, or longer.
LESSON PLAN Classroom teachers and homeschool instructors are asked to contribute a lesson plan to each Rock Box they borrow.
RESERVATIONS By email on a first-come-first-serve basis.
CONTACT Neil Carleton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
2016 Official Opening https://www.insideottawavalley.com/news-story/6883830-almonte-s-metcalfe-geoheritage-park-first-of-its-kind-in-canada/
2017 QR Code System Installation http://millstonenews.com/2017/08/qr-code-signs-installed-at-metcalfe-geoheritage-park.html
2017 QR Code System Inauguration http://millstonenews.com/2017/09/geoheritage-park-inaugurates-qr-code.html