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Developing a local stratigraphy part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
Students use field lab periods to construct a composite stratigraphic section of the area surrounding their campus. -
Earth System Science Unit Overview part of EarthLabs for Educators:Earth System Science
The lab activities in this module were adapted by Erin Bardar of TERC for the EarthLabs project. These activities are based on the Exploring the Connections activities in the Earth as a System chapter of the GLOBE ...
Investigating the Water Cycle: Using Plants to Study Evaporation part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this science activity, students investigate the water cycle by testing the water evaporated from leaves (transpiration) in a field experience. Students use elements of this information to track the water cycle through it's various stages.
The Science of Puddles part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation of puddles where students gather data and record their findings.
What Happens to Water When it Hits the Ground? part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Students will test the percolation rates of 6 different soil samples. Three of the samples are measured sand and clay and three are collected from the schoolyard and wetland.