Geology Rocks!

Learn about rocks and how they tell the history of the Earth in their texture and composition. We will explore geologic time, the rock cycle, Rhode Island geology, and much more. Take home a piece of Cumberlandite - RI’s magnetic state rock! Also learn about the fascinating KT Extinction rock. Led by Chloe Kahn, MLA student in Landscape Architecture and Nature Lab Graduate Assistant. Open to the RISD community. Click to view on Involved

13 Waterman St
Edna W. Lawrence Nature Lab
Providence, Rhode Island — 02903

February 17 2:00 pm -
February 17 4:00 pm

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