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Teaching Activities

These teaching activities have been submitted by participants in Cutting Edge workshops and all have to do with Structural Geology, Geophysics, and/or Tectonics. You can narrow the view by using the free-text search box as well as by selecting terms from the list on the right. This will allow you to see a particular slice through the collection.


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Geomorphology in the news
Nicole Gasparini, Tulane University of Louisiana
The activity requires students to present a current news story that has a geomorphic component. The students must relate course material to current events and society.

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Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, Tectonic Geomorphology

Drainage Basins Field Lab
Jeff Marshall, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
This field activity and follow-up assignment explores the geomorphology of drainage basins in an active tectonic setting. It introduces basic concepts of drainage basin structure and landscape analysis using ...

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Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Tectonic Geomorphology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial

Fault-bounded mountains and morphometric properties
Sue Swanson, Beloit College
This classroom activity is designed to help students see the utility of simple morphometric properties in fault-bounded mountain and piedmont environments. Rather than listing and describing commonly used ...

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

Geologic Mapping Exercise
Andrew Smith, Vincennes University
This exercise is designed to simulate some of the mapping aspects of a basic geological investigation. This mock geological investigation is a good wrap-up exercise because it incorporates a variety of geological ...

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Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology, Geoscience:Hydrology, Geology:Structural Geology, Sedimentary Geology

Recognizing and mapping faults using lidar and field data
Anne Egger, Central Washington University
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: Geology: 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

Structural Geometry from Outcrop Patterns
Charles Onasch, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Using Google Earth, students will investigate the relationship between the geometry of rock bodies and their outcrop patterns.

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology, Structural Geology

Viewing geomorphic landforms with Google Earth
Amy Brock, Western Illinois University
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: Geology: 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

Geomorphology Field Research Project
Jeff Marshall, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
This research project allows students to integrate and apply their geomorphic knowledge in a comprehensive study of a local landscape. Working in teams, they investigate uplifted alluvial deposits along the ...

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Dating and Rates, Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Mass Movement, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Tectonic Geomorphology, Climate/Paleoclimate, Landscape Evolution

Geomorphic Landscape Analysis Project
Cathy Baker, Arkansas Tech University
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: Geology: 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

Hot spot volcanism in western North America
James Trexler, University of Nevada-Reno
Students use real data on age of volcanism and ash thickness distribution to better understand hot spot volcanic activity.

Subject: Geology: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology

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