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Resource Type: Field Activity
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Field-oriented learning for earth science teachers part of Posters
In-service teachers learn about environmental geology and how to teach earth science using outdoor activities and resources near their schools.
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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Structural Geology Computations in a GIS part of Posters
GIS program allows computation and display of three point problem and contact tracing across topopgraphy. It helps students visualize how terrain and stratigraphy interact.
Water Wars field trip experience: a comparison of real and virtual field trips 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 ...
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making
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
Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology:Paleoecology , Field Techniques , Extinction and Diversity , Development/Growth and Form/Morphometrics
AREC: model for enhancing Science literacy using field geology part of 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 ...
Introductory Field Camp for New Geoscience Majors part of 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 ...
Active field experiences to engage undergraduate majors and non-majors part of 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.