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Mapping extensional crack arrays in asphalt as normal fault system physical analogues part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Students map extensional crack arrays in asphalt, at full-scale, using long pieces of inexpensive craft paper and markers, map the connections between individual cracks in the arrays, and study (descriptively) ...
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 ...
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.
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)
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Earth Materials and Ancient Cultures part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students investigate properties of earth materials through the lens of art and archeology. It allows ties to other required core curriculum courses (particularly classics and art history), and integrates the use of ...
GeoSleuth Murder Mystery part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
A simple way to introduce both the principles of geology and the nature of scientific inquiry in a classroom murder mystery.
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 ...
University of Nebraska, Omaha: Earth Science for Educators part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
This Earth science content course is offered in the summer for practicing K-12 teachers working toward a Certificate in Urban Education or a Masters of Education. Teachers explore the interdisciplinary nature of ...
How Fast Do Materials Weather? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples
A think-pair-share activity in which students calculate weathering rates from tombstone weathering data. -