Chemistry & Physics

 

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.