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Analysis of Sidewalk Fractures part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Using fractures in sidewalks as an analog for natural outcrops, students learn to make systematic observations, measure the orientation and location of fractures, manipulate and analyze data, and consider some ...
Petrology/Geochemistry/Mineralogy/Structure of Shear zones in St. Lawrence County part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Field and petrographic examination of shear zones in northern New York -
Water Wars field trip experience: a comparison of real and virtual field trips part of Field Experiences:Posters
A virtual and traditional field trip experience that was designed to study how virtual field trips should be used in geoscience curriculum. Field trip exercises are based on a local groundwater controversy that ...
Petroleum-engineering geology field camp part of Field Experiences:Posters
Woolly Mammoth Excavation and Lab Work part of Field Experiences:Posters
students participate in authentic research project w/ scientists students learn scientific process through experience students participate in all aspects of the project including problem solving
Orienteering as a Tool to Teach Map Reading and Compass Skills part of Field Experiences:Posters
Students use compasses and a map of campus to navigate and find orienteering markers. This lab helps to reinforce map navigation skills. Students enjoyed the activity.
Geologic Techniques and Problem Solving: A Course for New Majors part of Field Experiences:Posters
The introductory level course teaches geology majors basic skills in the context of a field-based problem, the integrating theme for the semester, so that they can more rapidly achieve an advanced skill level in ...
Early Emersion: A Sophomore Level Field Project-Based Core Course in Geology part of Field Experiences:Posters
Field Geology is an investigative course conducted in the field and computer laboratory without formal exams. The field excursions challenge groups of students to apply understanding to new or unknown geologic ...
AREC: model for enhancing Science literacy using field geology part of Field Experiences:Posters
This course enhances science literacy by emphasizing the repeated practice of making observations, posing questions & developing hypotheses around a narrowly focused aspect of Minnesota Geology. Students ...
A FIELD-BASED EXPLORATORY ACTIVITY TO INTRODUCE SEDIMENTARY ROCKS part of Field Experiences:Posters
Students are introduced to sedimentary rocks through field observations and measurements of sediments in different environments. This allows them to proceed from processes to products and engages them through field ...
Analyzing a Drainage Basin to Understand Flooding and Erosion Problems: K-16 Student Levels part of Field Experiences:Posters
The use of hands-on/minds-on investigation of flowing water with flooding and erosion mitigation the focus. Students from kindergarten to graduate students have completed the investigation.
Field-based instruction as part of a balanced geoscience curriculum at Washington and Lee University part of Field Experiences:Posters
Our Geology department traditionally has had a strong field emphasis. We are striving to strike a balance in our curriculum. We emphasize geological skills, field observation and data collection, laboratory and ...
Introductory Field Camp for New Geoscience Majors part of Field Experiences:Posters
Thinking about majoring in Geology? Let's spend two weeks in beautiful Owens Valley, CA making geologic maps with other students new to geology! Course strengths: basic mapping skills learned, bonding of ...
The TIMES Project: Inquiry- and field-based professional development for middle and high school Earth Science teachers. part of Field Experiences:Posters
Teachers are immersed in an intense, graduate-level study of Minnesota geology using a model of inquiry-based field studies to deepen their understanding of the principles of geoscience and to develop field ...
A Geologic Walk Down the Grand Staircase part of Field Experiences:Posters
This is a 10-day field experience class that focuses on the geology of the Grand Staircase of the Colorado Plateau, culminating in a rim-to-rim backpack trip across the Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Active field experiences to engage undergraduate majors and non-majors part of Field Experiences:Posters
Non-majors (Lutz): students collect & analyze data from campus field trips in intro geology labs. Majors (Srogi): students plan & implement research involving field site.
Monitoring The Poultney River: A Service-Learning Project with the Poultney Mettowee Watershed Partnership part of Field Experiences:Posters
Hydrology students are asked to participate in a service-learning project that involves a long-term stream monitoring project. The strengths of this laboratory exercise are that it integrates classroom knowledge ...
GIS Skill Development and Exploration Using the High Plains Aquifer Databases part of Field Experiences:Posters
Students work with data bases and GIS to develop saturated thickness maps. Each data base consists of observations made by drillers where they have encountered the High Plains aquifer base and the annual ...
Placing Palm Pilot handheld technology in the hands of introductory-level geoscience students during field experiences part of Field Experiences:Posters
Revisiting nearby outcrops to build depth in understanding: A technique for building transferable field observation and interpretation skills part of Field Experiences:Posters
Field trips in introductory-level geology classes revisit the same outcrop to emphasize newly-learned concepts, build depth in understanding, and address student misconceptions.