GeoscienceINFO provides reliable information about the geology of Ontario, and the processes that formed this beautiful province. Our aim is to bring these geological stories to your fingertips in an accessible and fun way. Use GeoscienceINFO as a guide in the field, or bring the outdoors into your class or home by visiting a virtual field trip.
Duration: 2 days
OTTAWA: Our nation’s capital is home to a rich geological history that spans from the Precambrian to the Ordovician. Learn its history, and discover the local rock used to build our parliament buildings. If you have trouble opening the map, please click here. Choose a different tour here.
GeoscienceINFO is working hard to be your one-stop site for information about the Earth beneath your feet, how it formed, how it behaves, and its rich bounty.
Explore virtual field trips in Ontario, Canada, and get to know the rich geologic story this province has to tell! Have a look at the latest news and discoveries in the world of geoscience with our Geoscience Headlines and Recent News sections. Keep your eye on this site for new and interactive resources about geoscience - Coming Soon!
Enhanced Virtual Field Trips
GeoscienceINFO offers free virtual field trips to places all across the beautiful province of Ontario! Each trip provides a number of interesting geological stops, accompanied by a story of its geologic history. Photos of outcrops and hand samples are also provided, to help illustrate either what the environment looked like millions of years ago, or the effects of a major event such as a meteor impact.
Whether used to prepare for your upcoming trip into the field, as a teaching tool in the classroom, or browsing at home, GeoscienceINFO virtual field trips are a great way to get to know this spectacular province. It really is yours to discover!
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