Laura Serpa

Geological Sciences

University of Texas at El Paso, The

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Activity (1)

Sandbox modeling part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching: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 ...

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Community Monitoring part of Activity Ideas
Laura Serpa Topic: Urban environmental awareness Course Type:intro upper level Description Introduce students to concepts or hypotheses like the 'urban heat island' (D. Yow, 2007) and other ...


Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Texas Section

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