Geologist Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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What does a geologist study?

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1. What is geology the study of?

2. Which of the following activities is something a geologist might do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Geologists work in some pretty amazing places, and do some equally amazing things. On this worksheet and quiz, you will answer test questions on what geology is, what geologists study, some of the things they do in their work, and some other interesting facts about them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions cover:

  • What geology is
  • How a geologist might help farmers
  • Which things a geologist might do

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about what geologists study
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to explain what causes erosion on beaches
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about some of the things that geologists might do

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more, study the lesson called Geologist Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. When you're finished, you should be able to:

  • Explain how to become a geologist
  • Name some skills geologists need
  • Tell what area of science geology falls under