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Discovering Plate Boundaries part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Discovering Plate Boundaries is a classroom activity designed to introduce students to the process of observing and classifying data, in addition to the fundamentals of plate tectonics.
River Flooding and Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Students take a real-life situation (river flooding and erosion), use real flood and map data, and make predictions and recommendations as to what to do to help alleviate the problem.
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Sandbox modeling part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Students deform layers of colored sand to simulate features they observe in city. They construct topo maps and cross-sections based on the results of the sandbox experiment. The model is then the basis for ...
ASTER's Satellite Image Gallery part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Earth Science in the City: A Reader part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Earth Science in the City: A Reader is an introduction to the study of the natural setting of a city as it's foundation. It is also intended as a response to the growing concern about the lack of of ...
Volcanoes Loom as Sleeping Threat for Millions part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Urban Flooding: It Can Happen in a Flash! part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Finding connections between current events and earth sciences part of Activities
Class creates a list of all current events, including topics from their countries of origin. The next task is to find the connections between the events and categorize events based on the connections. Finally, as a ...
Satellite Imaging Corporation: IKONOS Satellite Images part of SERC Web Resource Collection