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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
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

Teaching Sedimentology Using Modern and Ancient Comparisions part of Posters
As sedimentolotigsts much or our work involes looking at modern depostional environments to interpret past environments. Thi class used repeated comparisons to teach sedimentology.

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology

Geologic Photo Field Trips to View Rocks, Geologic Structures, and Landforms in Introductory Physical Geology part of 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 ...

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

Woolly Mammoth Excavation and Lab Work part of 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

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology:Paleoecology , Field Techniques , Extinction and Diversity , Development/Growth and Form/Morphometrics

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

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making