The APEGA Rock & Fossil Clinic

A rock sample is held up to the light to help identify its compositionThe APEGA Rock & Fossil Clinic serves as an introduction to the wonders of geoscience and what a career in geoscience could look like.

The 28th annual APEGA Rock & Fossil Clinic will be delivered virtually and will feature live presentations and activities delivered by professional geoscientists and geoscience students.

Feature presentations are intended for all ages and will introduce the audience to geoscience topics. Each event day will also include a hands-on geoscience-themed activity designed to be completed in the comfort of your own home using materials you may already have. A list of materials required for each activity will sent to registrants prior to the event.

This fun, family-friendly event is free to attend!

Learn more about rocks right now - Explore the riverbank with a geoscientist

Event Schedule

 Saturday, October 16, 2021Saturday, October 23, 2021
9:30 – 9:45 a.m.WelcomeWelcome
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.Activity for Kindergarten - Grade 3 studentsActivity for Grade 7-12 students
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.BreakBreak
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Activity for Grade 4-6 studentsFeature Presentation
12:00 – 12:30 p.m.Wrap-UpWrap-Up
Registration deadlines
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Rock & Fossil Clinic

Recap of Rock and Fossil Clinic 2020

The 27th annual APEGA Rock & Fossil Clinic was held virtually in October 2020 and featured live presentations covering a wide range of geoscience topics. 

Watch recorded sessions from the 2020 event