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Recognizing and mapping faults using lidar and field data part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
In this activity, students create a geologic map and cross-section of the Fish Springs cinder cone and surrounding area in the Owens Valley, CA, using a high-resolution DEM developed from airborne lidar data as a ...

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Tectonic Geomorphology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geophysics:Geodesy, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings

Paleotempestology Lab part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
Paleotempestology Lab: this lab activity is designed to help students gain experience in relative and absolute dating techniques as well as a sense of how scientific investigations proceed.

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Dating and Rates, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change

Monument Creek hydraulics project part of Activities
This is a several-part field and computer-based project that involves students in measurement of stream-channel geometry, basic stream-hydraulics calculations, and flood-frequency analysis. Its primary strengths ...

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes

Red Beans and Rice: Slope failure experimental modeling part of Activities
Students replicate a slope failure experiment published in Science (Densmore et al., 1997) using a simple, acrylic slope failure box in an effort to forge a link between autocyclic processes, long-term landscape ...

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, Modeling/Physical Experiments, Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution

Hometown Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This is an extra credit assignment for students to learn details about the geology of their hometown.

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology

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

Fluvial Geomorphology of the Upper Yellowstone River Drainage Basin: Using Google Earth to Analyze Rivers part of Activities
Students will learn how to make measurements and collect data using Google Earth and NIH ImageJ.

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques

Metacognition Training through Think-Aloud Pair Problem Solving [TAPPS]: Two Lessons about Rivers part of Cutting Edge:Metacognition:Activities
Attached is a description of how to use "Think-aloud Pair Problem Solving" in a classroom. It is followed with two lesson plans on the topic of rivers.

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water

Historical Earthquakes and Uplift/Subsidence of Sumatra from Coral Growth Rings -- Advanced Version part of MARGINS Data in the Classroom:MARGINS Mini-Lessons
In this lab, students will use data from real corals collected in Sumatra to track the sea-level and earthquake record of the region over the past century.

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Tectonic Geomorphology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Floods on the Minnesota River part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students download and manipulate data from historical floods on the Minnesota River (could be done for any river) and use to establish a flood hazard zone for St. Peter, Minnesota. This lab was developed by ...

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Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning