8:00 – Depart hotel.
9:00 – Arrive at Carter’s Dam Fault.
Locate the fault line and identify the types of rock present.
Discuss faults and give an explanation of this fault.
9:30 – Drive to Carter’s Lake picnic area.
10:00 – Arrive at picnic area. Complete
a mapping activity where you locate the major faults that run through Georgia.
Have a student presentation on earthquakes that have occurred in Georgia.
11:00 – Depart Carter’s Lake and go to Chattanooga.
12:30 – Arrive in Chattanooga for a lunch break then go to Reflection
Riding Nature Preserve at Lookout Mountain.
1:00 – Arrive at Reflection Riding Nature Preserve.
Allow students to explore the area.
They should take a notepad to draw illustrations of geologically
significant findings and identify them and how they formed.
Then, these will be shared with the group.
2:30 – Student presentation on Lookout Mountain.
3:00 – Share illustrations with the group.
3:45 – Go to fossil collecting site.
4:00 – Allow students to search for fossils.
Students should use a guidebook to identify fossils.
5:00 – Share fossils with the group.
5:30 – Depart Lookout Mountain and
return to hotel for dinner.