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Floodplains part of Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
In this lab, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and auguring techniques. -
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Seattle Flooding part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
An activity/lab where students determine the changes in 100-year flood determinations for 2 streams over time.
Pathogenic Microorganisms in Water part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Activities
This activity introduces students to sampling and testing for microorganisms in different water sources. It also tests iodine tablets to kill coliform bacteria which interest many students. The activity utilizes ...
Water Wars: A look at Gallatin Valley Water Controversies part of Cutting Edge:Public Policy:Activities
This virtual field trip explores the science and policy of a ground water dispute in Gallatin Valley Montana. The virtual field trip uses a role-playing activity to explore the geology, hydrology and policy related ...
Modeling Glacier Erosion Through Time part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Activities
This lab could be adapted for an introductory geology course, upper division geomorphology course, or a climate change course. This activity is borrowed from John Harbor's paper in the Journal of Geoscience ...
Transnational Pollution: Why Are You Dumping on Me? part of Role Playing:Examples
The purpose of this lesson is to familiarize students with the different types of transnational pollution, by having them role-play in a hypothetical disaster on the Danube River. -
Aquifers in outcrop part of Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
Students describe the hydrogeologic properties of different sedimentary and volcanic rocks. -
Pump Test part of Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
Students run a pump test and interpret the results as drawdown curves and hydraulic conductivity measurements. -
Water Quality part of Teaching with Data:Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to a conductivity probe to measure the total dissolved solids in local area water samples. -
Gallery Walk Questions on Atmospheric Moisture part of Gallery Walks:Examples
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about Atmospheric Mosture. The questions are organized according to the ...