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Classroom, Lab and Field Exercises in Hydrogeology

Hydrogeology field trip students admire a bailer full of gasoline drawn from a monitoring well at a gas station.

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An integrated view of the Glendale Landscape part of Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
Students work in groups to develop posters that communicate their concept of landscape following several field labs (soils, sediment analysis, river discharge, vegetation survey, aquatic life) at one location. They ...

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Using spring water chemistry to understand groundwater inputs part of Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
The assignment will begin with teaching proper water collection and use of equipment for hydrochemical field work. Once the class is familiar with sample collecting technques, the class takes a field trip to ...

Hydrogeological Environments part of Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
This assignment is designed to expose students in my undergraduate 3 credit non lab elective geohydrology course to a variety of hydrogeological environments and groundwater issues/problems that exist in the ...

independent soil investigation project part of Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
Students demonstrate their skill in soils investigation and interpretation through independent projects undertaken in groups of one to three and presented in class using visual aids.

Aquifer Characterization part of Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
Well Field Practice: aquifer characterization through conducting and interpreting of aquifer pump tests.

Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions part of Activities
This activity has three exercises: measuring groundwater flow and velocity, measuring vertical gradients in piezometers, and sampling a well field. These field exercises are meant to give students better ...

A Simple Approach to Improve Student Writing part of Activities
I demonstrate a simple approach to help students think and write scientifically/critically. The approach uses the journalistic questions of who, what, where, when, how, and why.

Hydrogeology Laboratory Semester Project: Hydrogeologic Assessment for CenTex Water Supply, Inc. part of Activities
A semester-long hydrogeology project (groundwater resource assessment) which consists of a series of lab exercises which cover basic hydrogeology concepts while contributing to the overall project. This project ...

Western water law project part of Activities
This activity allows students to use role-playing to learn about the connection between surface water and ground water.

Assessment of Potential Well Yield, Gallatin Regional Park MT part of Activities
This is a ground-water-resource-evaluation exercise. The project uses the Montana Ground Water Information Center well data base (accessible from the web) to perform the analysis with static water level, drawdown, ...

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