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Wisconsin's state fossil, Calymene celebraLink to People page (staff photo taken during 2016 field trip)

Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey

The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) has been working to serve Wisconsin for over 100 years. Part of University of Wisconsin-Extension, we provide objective scientific information about the geology, mineral resources, and water resources of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 21, 2018 @ 12:30pm
There are always two types of people at the dance party! #geojoke
(http://ow.ly/brbB30kYIeU)
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 21, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Geology for Kids! Check out k5ChalkBOx! There are many lessons about geology that you teachers may want to use for the classroom!
https://www.k5chalkbox.com/geology-for-kids.html
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 21, 2018 @ 10:00am
#WeekendLongRead A revelation or two about how volcanoes like Kīlauea work and how to study them. VIDEOs
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2018 @ 3:09pm
Actually.....Mars may not be so similar to Earth. New research suggests that Gale crater on Mars could have formed from "intraplate volcanoes" not intercontinental crust! Learn why:https://eos.org/research-spotlights/is-mars-not-so-earthlike-after-all?
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Learning from fossils is important! Evolution, extinction, ancient environments and rocks are all key factors that we can learn from! #FossilFriday Read more: https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/wisconsin-geology/fossils-of-wisconsin/learning-from-fossils/?platform=hootsuite
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History SurveyJul 20, 2018 @ 11:52am
We don't have an abundance of lava in Wisconsin, and they don't have any in New York. Check out this quick video on two scientists who make their own lava for experiments