Welcome

At this time, the Geology Museum is still closed to the public, but many of our educational programs will continue remotely! Below is a list of the current online programs we offer.

   

"Ask A Geologist" Web Series

Ask A Geologist ImageJoin us on certain Thursday evenings for these online sessions, where we hope to engage children and answer their questions! During each event, our geologist will first introduce the day's geologic topic and then answer your questions about it! Events are primarily aimed at elementary and middle school aged children, but all ages are welcome to join and learn something new!

Visit the "Ask A Geologist" Webpage for a schedule of upcoming events.

 

 

 

Virtual "Late Night at the Museum" Events

The Rutgers Geology Museum Late Night Gone VirtualOur virtual Late Nights include do-at-home arts & crafts activities, a trivia game, and a presentation by a guest scientist!
Late Nights will run monthly on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30 PM EST.

Wednesday, October 6th: Virtual Fossils Late Night
Wednesday, November 3rd: Virtual Polar Late Night
Wednesday, December 1st: Topic TBD

  

Virtual "Amazing Minerals" Patch Tours

Mineral Patch PhotoOur "Amazing Minerals" Patch Tour has been converted to a virtual program! While originally developed for cub scout and girl scout groups, this program is perfect for anyone interested in learning about rocks and minerals. This program costs $10 per participant and includes a Mineral ID kit. This program was developed for children in grades K through 6.

Check out our Programs for Scouts webpage for more information and to register. 

 

 

Virtual "Fossil Fun" Patch Tours

Fossil Patch ImageOur "Fossil Fun" Patch Tour has also been converted into a virtual program! While originally developed for cub scout and girl scout groups, this program is perfect for anyone interested in learning about fossils and dinosaurs. This program costs $10 per participant and includes a set of 3 fossils. This program was developed for children in grades K through 6.

Check out our Programs for Scouts webpage for more information and to register. 

 

 

Virtual Geology Merit Badge Program for Boy Scouts

Pumpjack PixabayOur newest program was developed specifically for Boy Scouts interested in earning their Geology Merit Badge. This is a two part program, focusing on the Energy Resources Track of the Geology Merit Badge. 

Check out our Programs for Scouts webpage for more information and to register.

Events

Virtual Fossils Late Night
06 Oct 2021 06:00PM - 07:30PM
In celebration of Earth Science Week and National Fossil Day, join us on Wednesday, October 6th an...
Ask A Geologist: Meteor Crater
21 Oct 2021 06:00PM - 07:00PM
Join us for a presentation by Michael Schwab, Education Coordinator at Meteor Crater & Barringer...
Virtual Polar Late Night
03 Nov 2021 06:00PM - 07:30PM
Join us on Wednesday, November 3rd and travel to the the Poles, Earth's coldest places! This virt...
Ask A Geologist: Ocean Turbulence
18 Nov 2021 06:00PM - 07:00PM
Join us for a presentation by about ocean turbulence by Dr. Sally Warner, Assistant Professor of Cli...