Westfield State University
Sand Analysis Lab Activity part of Cutting Edge:Environmental Geology:Activities
An inclass introductory level activity for science and nonscience majors that explores the properties of sand in order to identify depositional environments. Sand Analysis Lab (Microsoft Word 71kB May18 12)
Surf Your Watershed: An Investigation of Discharge and Water Quality Impairments using EPA's watershed webpages part of Cutting Edge:Environmental Geology:Activities
This activity introduces students to the EPA's Surf Your Watershed website as they investigate a local waterway of their choice. The assignment guides students to analyze data about the waterway's current and historical discharge rates and impairments to water quality.