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Google Earth Investigations of Folded and Faulted Landforms part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Geodesy:Activities
This activity utilizes Google Earth (the free downloadable version) to investigate folded and faulted landscapes and to review crustal deformation processes and associated landform features.
Wheel of... Geology! part of Games:Examples
This quiz game is intended to help students review for an upcoming exam. Topics of questions are randomly determined by spinning a wheel. Teams answer questions using electronic CPS handhelds. -
Image Classification part of Teaching with GIS:Examples
An exercise to use a simple image analysis program to classify land surface types seen in satellite imagery in order to analyze changes in landscape development over time. -
Using ArcGIS to Evaluate the Qattara Depression Solar-Hydroelectric Power Project part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students use ArcGIS to evaluate a proposal to generate hydroelectric power by piping water from the Mediterranean and dropping it into the sub-sea level Qattara Depression.
Barrier Islands and Coastal Geomorphology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students use Google Earth to evaluate barrier island evolution and migration and identify coastal landforms.
Stream Hydrology and Morphology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students create and interpret hydrographs, discharge data, and stream cross-sectional and longitudinal profiles.
Reading Topographic Maps and Calculating Map Scale part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Use a topographic map to deliniate a watershed, draw a map bar scale, and calculate a map ratio scale.
Landslides and the Colorado Front Range Debris Flows of 2013 part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students complete two background readings to answer a variety of questions about landslides
Introduction to Online Topographic Maps part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students use geoPDFs and Google Earth topographic map layers to conduct a variety of measurements and answer questions
The Geologic Timescale and Paleoclimates part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
This is a basic exercise in which students utilize a variety of online resources to answer questions about the geologic timescale, major theories in geology, and temporal scales of climate change.