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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry

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

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories, Activities:Project:Service Learning

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

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity:Field laboratories
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes