Indiana Expeditions with Rick Corsslin, Teacher Toolkit
Episode Video

Indiana Expeditions - Underground Indiana (Earth Science)

It has been used to form everything from the great pyramid of Giza to the Empire State Building to Yankee Stadium. Limestone is an architectural delicacy that truly comes from the heart of Indiana. There are many treasures beneath our Indiana soil that are world famous - including some amazing fossils of ferns and crinoids. From artifacts to fossils and limestone, underground Indiana is an amazing place.

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Lesson Plans

Lesson: Make A Fossil

Students will gain an understanding of how fossils are formed and what can be learned from them.

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Bonus Video

Bonus: Bruce and Nelson

The State Geologist and State Reclamation Director reminisce about the science fair and getting kids involved with science.

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Bonus: Dugger Coal Museum

Rick explores how garbage can be used in archeology and says something about us today.

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Bonus: Gem Mineral and Fossil Show

Rick explores how garbage can be used in archeology and says something about us today.

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