Free & Kid’s Stuff

The Colorado Geological Survey has free resources to help educate students about Colorado’s diverse and fascinating geology. Free downloadable items are available through the CGS website or bookstore.

Generalized geology of Colorado page-sized poster

  • Free (download) Rocktalk Newsletters. This quarterly newsletter covers a broad range of geologic phenomena in Colorado. Topics range from diamond mines in Colorado to snow avalanches to dinosaur tracks.
  • Free (download) Geologic Map of Colorado with “Geo-Whizology of Colorado” list of facts about the state’s geology on the reverse side.
  • Free (download) Colorado Earthquake Hazards map and brochure
  • Free 2 x 3 geo-cards (first 125 are free, then $0.035 each)
  • Free geologic-timescale glossy bookmarks (first 125 are free, then $0.035 each). Note: make your own bookmark from this download.
  • Reproductions of historic Geologic Maps of Colorado