Printable Classroom Resources

  • Geology of Vancouver Island
    Printable small scale map represents rock types and formations found on Vancouver Island. Anticlinal axis and major thrust faults are also illustrated. 
  • Southern Vancouver Island Geology
    This printable small scale map represents rock types and formations found on Southern Vancouver Island. Anticlinal axis and major thrust faults are also illustrated. 
  • Crystallography
    If you scroll down below Table Crystallography, you can download a paper model to be printed and glued together.
  • Fossils of Vancouver Island
    This resource from VIU's Earth Science Department introduces the geologic history of Vancouver Island and connects fossils from the Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras to bedrock geology on Vancouver Island. 
  • Geoscience Maps
    These maps available from the Province of British Columbia are available for download from British Columbia Geological Survey. 
  • Overview of BC Geology
    The Ministry of British Columbia Geological Survey page provides many resources and maps including, information about selected commodities in British Columbia, GeoTours, Natural Hazards, Plate tectonics and continental drift, fossils as well as map resources. 
  • Canadian Geoscience Education Network (CGEN)
    On the left hand column there are links for many geoscience maps with a focus on Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. On the right hand column there are links to PDF Geoscape posters to Canadian Cities.