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Roadside and Engineering Geology of Auke Bay, Juneau Alaska part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Public Policy:Activities
Final lab for an Introductory Physical Geology class. Students apply a semester of learned geology skills toward evaluating house building sites near our campus. They encounter evidence of faulting, mass wasting, ...
Understanding wetlands part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Students collect soil samples from in and around wetlands, make visual observation, divide soil cores into sections (depending on the soil type), dry, sieve, and analyze samples. Have students identify ...
Plume Delineation Exercise part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Students are given a data set and base map for a potentially contaminated aquifer and are asked to create a plume delineation map and determine if there is a contaminant source, where it is and who is being most ...
American Museum of Natural History - Field Trip Assignment part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Self-guided field trip assignment to AMNH (largely based on the museum's teacher's guide for high school students)