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Digital Sandstone Tutorial part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Kitty Milliken, University of Texas at Austin, The
The Tutorial Petrographic Image Atlas is designed to give students more exposure to petrographic features than they can get during organized laboratory periods.
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Demystifying the Equations of Sedimentary Geology part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Larry Lemke, Wayne State University
This activity includes three strategies to help students develop a deeper comfort level and stronger intuitive sense for understanding mathematical expressions commonly encountered in sedimentary geology. Each can ...
Chemical and Physical Weathering Field and Lab Experiment: Development and Testing of Hypotheses part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Lisa Greer, Washington and Lee University
This exercise combines an integrated field and laboratory experiment with a significant scientific writing assignment to address chemical and physical weathering processes via hypothesis development, experimental ...
Red rock and concretion models from Earth to Mars: Teaching diagenesis part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Margie Chan, University of Utah
This activity teaches students concepts of terrestrial diagenesis (cementation, fluid flow, porosity and permeability, concretions) and encourages them to apply those concepts to new or unknown settings, including ...