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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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

Resource Type: Field Activity: Activities:Field Activity

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

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

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

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