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Paper: "Limitations and Hazards to Home Construction" part of Activities
This is a semester-long writing project that incorporates exercises completed during first two thirds of the term. Students evaluate geomorphic conditions and potential hazards on one of four properties in western ...

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Mass Movement, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils

Spring Break-Weathering Homework part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This short assignment gets students thinking about and looking for geology while on spring break. Students are asked to photograph a feature of weathering and they must be in the picture. Students must then do a ...

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils

Weathering Experiment part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This project has students dirty several dishes equally and design experiments to determine which analogs of geologic processes are most efficient for removing the baked-on food. Students calculate rates of ...

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Modeling/Physical Experiments, Weathering/Soils, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Weathering, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology

Soil description & analysis part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
The students pull soil cores in a transect across a hill. They describe the horizons and create a fence diagram, then determine the maturity of the soil & relate it to the climate & geologic history of the ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Soils:Profile Description/Morphology, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils:Soils, Geoscience:Soils:Classification

Soil Properties part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
In this activity, students determine soil texture and color using a "texture-by-feel" analysis and Munsell color charts. In addition to these basic tests, students also devise their own soil ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Geoscience:Soils

Viewing geomorphic landforms with Google Earth part of Activities
Geomorphic processes are not limited to the local or regional area around the University and most students have not been outside of the region. With today's technology we are able to see features on the ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Glacial/Periglacial, Fluvial, Coastal-zone, Karst, Mass Movement, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Landforms/Processes, Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Climate/Paleoclimate, Tectonic Geomorphology

Soil Field Descriptions and Soil Forming Processes part of Activities
This assignment covers the basic techniques of soil descriptions in the field using a modified version of the NRCS Field Book for Describing and Sampling Soils (2002). Students investigate soil profiles at ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils

Geomorphic Landscape Analysis Project part of Activities
Geomorphic Landscape analysis Project is a field-based capstone project in Geol 3044: Geomorphology at Arkansas Tech University and incorporates all aspects of topics covered during the course.

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Mass Movement, Hillslopes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Tectonic Geomorphology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils

Connecting Soils and Glacial Geology part of Activities
This lab activity allows students to connect soil information to geologic processes/history.

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils

Tombstone Weathering Lab part of Activities
During a field trip to a cemetery students collect data on the weathering of tombstones. They graph the data and make hypotheses about factors other than age that contribute to the different degrees of weathering ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Dating and Rates

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