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Understanding wetlands part of 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 ...
Discovering Plate Boundaries part of 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.
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 ...
GeoSleuth Murder Mystery part of Activities
A simple way to introduce both the principles of geology and the nature of scientific inquiry in a classroom murder mystery.
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Sandbox modeling part of 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 ...
Geology of the Fargo-Moorehead Region part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Geoantiquites: Concepts and Applications for Education in the Urban Landscape part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract - A geoantiquity is a natural record of Earth history that documents environmental change. Geoantiquities are typically expressed as classic geomorphic landscapes shaped by surficial ...
Teacher Workshops Using Geoantiquities: Case History of Modern Great Salt Lake and Pleistocene Lake Bonneville Shorelines, Utah part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Overcoming Challenges of Teaching Earth History Classes for Teachers in a Rock-free, Urban Environment part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract - Instructing university-level Earth history to future teachers is made all the more difficult when it is being done in an urban environment devoid of any local rock outcroppings. At the ...