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A FIELD-BASED EXPLORATORY ACTIVITY TO INTRODUCE SEDIMENTARY ROCKS 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 ...
Field-based instruction as part of a balanced geoscience curriculum at Washington and Lee University 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 ...
Monitoring The Poultney River: A Service-Learning Project with the Poultney Mettowee Watershed Partnership part of 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 ...
Interdisciplinary Field Investigations of a Campus Pond part of Posters
The primary activity described here is measurement of sub-surface water properties in a local pond (e.g., temperature and dissolved oxygen). This activity combines concepts and skills from Geology, Biology and ...
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry
Orienteering as a Tool to Teach Map Reading and Compass Skills part of 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.
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Analyzing a Drainage Basin to Understand Flooding and Erosion Problems: K-16 Student Levels part of 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.
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes