Chemistry & Physics
Chemistry & Physics Main Menu
Donna Mullenax, physics, offers Georgia Rocks and Minerals Workshop for local middle school teachers
Donna Mullenax received support from the National Science Foundation, Teacher Quality program to offer a Georgia Rocks and Minerals Workshop for 3rd, 5th and 6th grade teachers during July 2013. This workshop, funded at the level of $41,894, gave teachers the opportunity to study a variety of Georgia rocks and minerals in their native states. Participants explored Providence Canyon, Arabia Mountain, Stone Mountain, Pigeon Mountain, Graves Mountain, a slate mine, and a kaolin mine to study a variety of minerals including granite, sandstone, and quartz.