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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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Programs that Broaden Participation in the Geosciences in the El Paso Region part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
The Geological Sciences Department at the University of Texas at El Paso has always aimed to broaden the participation of all grades levels (K – 12 to undergraduates) in the geosciences. Increased awareness may ...
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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 ...