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Human geomorphology and an introduction to GIS part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Activities
In this lab activity, students use a few basic GIS manuevers to quantify the hydrologic impact of building the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. The main strength of the activity is that students learn how to take ...
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Riverbank rock identification part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
Students collect rocks from a sand-bed river, identify them, and place them on a bedrock geology map of Minnesota to identify the original rock sources.
Introducing the economic concept of 'tragedy of the commons' using global warming part of Integrate:Program Design:Implementation Programs:Gustavus Adolphus:Teaching Activities
This one-day module for an introductory economics class uses global warming as an example of 'the tragedy of the commons' principle.
Geomorphology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Course Design:Goals Database
In this geomorphology course, we spend the most time on the two most important forces that have shaped Minnesota's landscape over the past million years: glaciers and rivers. We will also explore how wind, ...