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Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of 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 ...

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Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Posters

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field camp, Course Information

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of 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 ...

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of 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 ...

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of 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 ...

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of 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 ...

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of 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.

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field trip
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of 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 ...

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Ground Water

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of Posters

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of Posters
In-service teachers learn about environmental geology and how to teach earth science using outdoor activities and resources near their schools.

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field trip

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