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Designing a sedimentary geology course around field-based class projects that yield publishable research part of Sedimentary Geology:Activities
James Ebert, SUNY College at Oneonta
Field-based research projects can be the heart of a course in sedimentary geology. Course content, organization, readings and laboratory experiences are dictated by the nature of the specific project. Less content ...
Research Experiences in a Mineralogy Class part of Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Undergraduate Research:Case Studies
Dave Mogk, Montana State University Summary One of the goals of my Mineralogy class is to demonstrate how the principles and content covered in class can be applied to questions of geologic interest or that have ...
Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Geoscience in the Field:Field Experiences:Posters
Ship Rock at Sunset. Research-intensive courses in the field put students in settings where they can experience the geology, environment, and culture. DetailsIntegrating Scientific Discovery in a Field-based Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology Course part of Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Undergraduate Research:Case Studies
David Gonzales, Fort Lewis College
David Gonzales, Fort Lewis College Summary At Fort Lewis College, the Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology class, formerly a separate three-credit course required for the major, is now an elective course taught ...
Semester Lab Research in Marine Geology part of Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Undergraduate Research:Case Studies
Patricia Manley, Middlebury College Summary Students cooperatively conduct original research in Marine Geology utilizing marine practices on Lake Champlain, NY - Vermont. The lab section of the course is used to ...
Melding Research on the Navajo Volcanic Field into Undergraduate Curriculum to Promote Scientific Literacy part of Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Undergraduate Research:Case Studies
David Gonzales, Fort Lewis College
David Gonzales, Fort Lewis College Summary Mafic dike in the Navajo volcanic field exposed near Newcomb, New Mexico. Details This module highlights the curricular design and outcomes of undergraduate research in ...
Environmental Analysis part of Complex Systems:Courses
Deborah Gross, Carleton College
Humans have had a dramatic impact on the chemistry of the earth's environment. In this course, we study the chemistry of molecules in the air, water, and soil. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the ...
GEOL 1001 Physical Geology part of Introductory Courses:Courses
Gary Byerly, Louisiana State University
Physical Geology examines the physical and chemical processes that operate within Earth's dynamic systems, including the tectonic system responsible for earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountain-building, as well ...
Physical Geology part of Introductory Courses:Courses
Karen Koy, Missouri Western State College
A non-majors service course, ESC 111 is a survey of earth science topics from mineralogy to hydrology to climatology. The linked lab allows the students to actively explore topics in lecture in a hands-on way.
Principles of Environmental Geology part of Complex Systems:Courses
Bruce Herbert, Texas A & M University
This course explores the nature, dynamics and human interactions with near-surface geologic environments including aquifers, watersheds, coastlines and wetlands. We will also explore how specific techniques, ...