The Iowa Geoscience Education Information Network

Explore Iowa Geology

Earth materials activities (k-2)

Do you have a geology lesson or activity that is fun and helps people learn? Are you looking for one? One of the primary IGEIN goals is to provide Iowa’s teachers, parents, and naturalists with engaging geology lessons and activities.  A secondary goal is develop lessons and activities that are specifically linked Iowa’s parks, playgrounds, backyards (landscapes)!  If you have something to share or would like some feedback on a lesson that you have been developing? Please contact us


What's a mienral?


What's a rock?

Classifying rocks...

Rocks vs. Water...