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Kids DigThis section is designed to acknowledge some of the earth science activities of students around the Commonwealth. If you would like to submit photographs or illustrations of original work from your classroom for posting on this web site, send material with name, class, and school of the author to Kentucky Kids Dig Earth Science c/o Stephen Greb, Kentucky Geological Survey, 228 MMRB, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0107, or send gif or jpeg image files to Only some of the material submitted will be posted in this section. Material will not be returned and becomes property of the Kentucky Geological Survey. The author's name and school will be included in the material posted on the web site.

Young Artists

  1. "Just call me spike," Stegosaurus, Jenna Anderson, Age 3,
  2. "Better run; he looks hungry," T-rex, Benjamin Anderson, Age 7,
  3. "Watch out for the lava, Mr. Longneck," Mesozoic volcano, Elizabeth Chesnut, Age 9,
  4. "Bath time is never like this!" Paleozoic sea, Elizabeth Chesnut, Age 9,
  5. "He's going to have that bruise for a long time!" Fighting Dinosaurs, Elizabeth Chesnut, Age 9,
  6. Dancing Dinosaur, Chris Greb, Age 7
  7. Jurassic Bathtub, Jennifer Greb, Age 8

In the Classroom

  1. Time Line. Theresa Hancock's 4th grade class points to the time line they constructed using information from the Time Lines exercise on this Web site.  Cassidy Elementary School, Lexington, Fayette County.
  2. Mesozoic Mural. Theresa Hancock's 4th grade class stands below the Mesozoic mural they made, which depicts dinosaurs and other animals in their correct ecological setting.  Now that's artistic paleoecology!  Cassidy Elementary School, Lexington, Fayette County.

In the Field

Adventures in Learning Program (ALPS) with Montgomery County students

At the Survey

  1. Richard Smath shows school children useful rocks found in Kentucky.

Lexington Children's Museum

Earthquake Fun at the Museum

Trilobite Day

Volcanoes in the Park