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Geologic Photo Field Trips to View Rocks, Geologic Structures, and Landforms in Introductory Physical Geology part of Field Experiences:Posters
Field photographs are used to enhance the instruction in teaching rocks, geologic structures, and landforms in Introductory Physical Geology lecture at East Carolina University. The field photographs are used to ...

How do Volcanoes form? How do they impact our lives? part of Cutting Edge:Geodesy:Activities
Navajo Indian Reservation has many volcanoes and the aim of this class activity is to provide hands-on information to students on how these volcanoes form and how they effect the plant and animal life. We perform ...

Peat Bogs of Allegan County: A Field-Based Research Project Involving College and High School Students part of Cutting Edge:Undergraduate Research:Case Studies
By Suzanne DeVries-Zimmerman, Hope College Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences Project Goals The Hope College REACH (Research Experience Across Cultures) program is a 6-week summer research program ...

Interpreting the Geologic History of Canyon de Chelly part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activities
The is a two part lesson designed to given in-service teacher an experience in field geology. The lesson is designed by Canyon de Chelly, AZ but can be used anywhere there are outcrops of two or more rock types.

Investigating the difference in geology between Crookston High Campus and the Fertile Sand Dunes part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Students will make observations at two different locations and will infer the geological events that happened at each location to explain what they see and create questions for further study.

An Investigation into Geologic Mapping: Quarry Park part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students geologically map a defunct granite quarry in Saint Cloud Minnesota'sr Quarry Park.

Investigating Lava Flows and Their Imapct on Shoreline Features part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Short Description This activity is a field investigation where students construct a diagram of a lava flow from top to bottom based on observations made in the field and then attempting to make connections between the lava flow features and the resulting shape of the shoreline of Lake Superior.

Geologic Stories: retreating waterfalls and fossils part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students gather data on fossiliferous limestone, develop an experimental question, and develop a mental model of local geologic history.

Investigating Processes of Sedimentation in Gravel Pits part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This is a field investigation where students will explore and observe sediments within a local gravel pit and from their observation create an investigation that will help to determine the nature of the sediments.

Investigation MN Geology: Identifying evidence for volcanism in Waite Park Quarries. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This field investigation of bedrock geology allows students to make observations, form questions, and conduct research to identify the evidence for volcanism in Minnesota.

Investigating geologic features and processes: A field investigation for earth science students at Leif Erickson Park, Duluth, Minnesota. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students observe and interpret the rocks types, geologic features, and processes typical to the north shore of Lake Superior. Students use their data to develop questions that could be further investigated and to predict the sequence of events leading to the formation of these rocks and features.

GeoGlitz: An Intensive Geological Survey of the Land at a Specific Location part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students gather geological information of a designated area and identify the geological features they documented.

Investigating Rock Layers and Fossils to Infer Past Depositional Environments at Lilydale Park part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this field investigation students document outcrop descriptions, develop investigable questions, present findings, and interpret a sedimentary rock sequence's depositional history.

Investigating The South Crow River: Discharge, Turbidity, Erosion, and Sediments part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This is a field investigation where students will gather data about the South Crow River using techniques of their own design and develop a group (multimedia) presentation for class presentation.

A Rocking Walking Tour: Investigating Architectural Rocks in downtown St. Paul, MN part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This is a guided inquiry field investigation in an urban setting. This investigation focuses on making observations, recording information, asking questions, and identifying the types of rocks used on buildings in downtown St. Paul, MN.

Examining topography and stream discharge at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this inquiry based geologic field lab students will be estimating and measuring stream flow. Students will also map out a full scale live topography map of a dry streambed to help them estimate flow discharge. Students will use their journals to record their hypothesis, lab report questions, graphed data and evidence to backs up their observations.

Effectiveness of MN dams in water retention/ Efectividad de represas en Minnesota con respecto a la retencion de agua part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field trip investigation where students gather stream flow, volume, depth & height (area) data on Ramsey County dams (Keller and Round lake), interpret their findings and make in-depth observations in order to assess the effectiveness of dams through the season and estimate the life-spam of the dams in years.

Building Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
Educators with an interest in hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines will receive introductory instructions on how to design, engineer and build a fully functional underwater ...

High School Geology field trip from Los Angeles to Death Valley part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
The purpose is to introduce an introductory physical geology class to a wide variety of geologic features.

Glacial geology of Arlee Valley, Montana - trip for HS teachers part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
This field trip, which is designed for HS science teachers with little or no formal training in geosciences specifically, is designed to acquaint participants with the glacial geologic record of a small topographic basin in western Montana. The trip focuses on the landforms and sedimentologic character of various glacial and glacially-influenced deposits.

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