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"Adopt an Outcrop"
Mary Savina, Carleton College
Describing rock outcrops and hand specimens -

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Assembling a Geologic History
Mary Savina, Carleton College
Assemble a regional geologic history by compiling observations made a several sites. -

Woolly Mammoth Excavation and Lab Work
Janis Treworgy, Principia College
students participate in authentic research project w/ scientists students learn scientific process through experience students participate in all aspects of the project including problem solving

Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion
ZABEL, Garret & WHITE, Sylvia Colorado Mountain College-Roaring Fork Campus
This is a 10-day field experience class that focuses on the geology of the Grand Staircase of the Colorado Plateau, culminating in a rim-to-rim backpack trip across the Grand Canyon, Arizona.

Physical Geology: Idaho Field Trip
Simon Kattenhorn, University of Idaho
Optional field trip to local sites of geologic interest/relevance.

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Field Project: Fossil Collection, Identification, and Report Writing
Steve Leslie, James Madison University
The primary purposes of this exercise are to assemble a collection of fossils in the field, to gain experience in fossil identification, to interpret the mode of life and environment in which the organisms lived, ...

Rickard Hill Field Project: Peering Into Deep Time
James Ebert, SUNY College at Oneonta
In this field activity, students make observations of the texture, lithology and fauna of two limestone units and use this information to reconstuct paleoenvironments, how these environments changed through time ...

Fossil Collection and Museum Curation
Diana Boyer, SUNY College at Oswego
This assignment requires the collection of an individual fossil with appropriate supplimentary information in the field, identification of fossil, and exposes students to museum curation.

Fossil Identification Project
Melissa Lobegeier, Middle Tennessee State University
The students collected 20 fossil taxa from 5 different locations and 3 different geological periods. They identified the taxa and summarize the paleoenvironmental information about their localities in a powerpoint ...

Forensic Paleontology
Katherine McCarville, Upper Iowa University
Students examine and sketch a dead animal, discovering as much as possible about it.