Environmental and Health Sciences
Johnson State College
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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.
Measuring specific gravity to answer questions about subduction. part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Use a quadruple beam balance to measure the specific gravity of the minerals and rocks that are common in oceanic and continental lithosphere. The results of the calculations are tied to numerous concepts described in previous lectures.
Introduction to Earth Science part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Introduction to Earth Science will expose you, the student, to the principles that underlie our understanding of how and why the Earth evolves. You will learn about the wide variety of processes associated with ...