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Acid Mine Drainage Field-Lab Experience Round 1 part of Activities
Greg Druschel, University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
This contribution outlines a trip with my Geochemistry class to the Ely Mine, a massive sulfide mine (Besshi-type) in east-central Vermont and the field work they did there. We spent a full day discussing the site, ...
Resistivity Profile in an Urban Setting part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
William Montgomery, New Jersey City University
Activity in an urban setting that includes an electrical resistivity line and hydrogeological information from nearby monitoring wells that enables students to create a meaningful interpretation of subsurface ...
Petrology/Geochemistry/Mineralogy/Structure of Shear zones in St. Lawrence County part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Robert Badger, SUNY Potsdam
Field and petrographic examination of shear zones in northern New York -
Geochemistry all around us part of Activities
Andrew Knudsen, Lawrence University
We look at a variety of natural waters in and around Appleton over the course of the term. The goal is for students to recognize differences and how those play into the topics we have covered in the course.
Rock Samples and Geochemistry Analyses part of Activities
Maria Rosa Lourdes, Bahia Federal University
We will emphasize the importance of rock sampling and preparation for geochemistry analyses.
Integrating research methods into geochemistry using local resources part of Activities
Jeanette Pope, DePauw University
This is a semester-long project that introduces students to research methods and practices. Students learn both field and lab techniques and how to develop testable hypotheses. Using local resources is an easy way ...
Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-Arid Climate - An Engineering Application of Petrology part of Cutting Edge:Petrology:Teaching Examples
Wendy Harrison, Colorado School of Mines; Ric Wendlandt, Colorado School of Mines
Students examine soils developed on igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks near Denver, Colorado. The 2-week exercise includes sample collection, description, and preparation, determining clay mineralogy by ...
How Effective is a Remediation System at a Regional Landfill? part of Activities
Kevin Theissen, University of St. Thomas
In this activity, students begin exploring the effectiveness of a remediation system installed at a closed landfill system. Students learn the importance of redox chemistry in a real-world context and build field ...
Interpreting multiple histories of a lithic artifact: introducing undergraduate students to research using the SEM part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Kirsten Nicolaysen, Whitman College
Kirsten Nicolaysen Department of Geology - KSU - We introduced introductory geology and archaeology students to research using the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) at KSU. Students selected images of a ...
Petrology in the Field and Laboratory part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Undergraduate Research:Examples
Rachel Beane, Bowdoin College (email@example.com)
In this multi-week project, students collect samples in the field, analyze them using various tools and instruments, then present their results and interpretations.
Acid Mine Field-Lab Experience part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
Acid Mine Field-Lab Experience: Greg Druschel, University of Vermont Intended Audience: This activity was used for an introductory Geochemistry class, which contained students from sophomore level to master's ...
The Mountain View area of the Stillwater Complex as a field teaching model part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
I. S. McCallum, University of Washington
The Mountain View Area of the Stillwater Complex as a Field Teaching Model: I. S. McCallum, University of Washington Intended Audience: Geology majors: I will assume that most students in this group who make the ...