Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre Curriculum-linked school programming 7 Conception Bay Highway, CBS 709-834-2099 ext. 203 or 709-693-7180 (cell) [email protected] Earth Systems 3209 – Historical Geology This program takes place at both the Interpretation Centre and along the river trail. It is divided into three sections: Talking about Geological Time, Experiencing Geological Time and Creating Geological Time. “Talking about Geological Time” takes place in the Exhibits where the students will experience a virtual tour through the geological history of Manuels River. Some major components will be defined and explained in this section of the program. “Experiencing Geological Time” takes place along the downstream portion of the river trail system. In this section, students will get the opportunity to see, firsthand, the geological evidence of Manuels River’s history. They will also see some examples of the integral components previously discussed. “Creating Geological Time” takes place in the Discovery Room where students will be asked to work together to recreate the geological history of Manuels River using a timeline model. Should the weather not be ideal, the program will be adapted and take place entirely in the Interpretation Centre. Max. Group Size: 30 Class Fee: $5.50/student (inc. HST) Duration: 2.5 hours Curriculum Links: 215-1 communicate questions, ideas, and intentions, and receive, interpret, understand, support, and respond to the ideas of others 215-2 select and use appropriate numeric, symbolic, graphical, and linguistic modes of representation to communicate ideas, plans, and results 215-6 work cooperatively with team members to develop and carry out a plan, and troubleshoot problems as they arise 332-4 illustrate the geologic time scale and compare to human time scales 332-5 compare and contrast the principles of uniformitarianism and of catastrophism is historical geology 332-6 explain the appropriate applications of absolute and relative dating 332-7 describe geological evidence that suggest life forms, climate, continental positions, and Earth’s crust have changed over time This program is made possible through the support of the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd.