Sharon Browning

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Geology
Baylor University

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Activities (4)

Geologic Cross Sections part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
Geology majors construct a geologic/structural cross section across any number of major plate boundaries/geologic features.

Geology of a graveyard part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This is a simple field experiment exercise that illustrates differences between basic rock types and weathering in a region.

What happens to ice in water? part of CLEAN:Community:Teaching Materials
This activity is part of the community collection of teaching materials on climate and energy topics. These materials were submitted by faculty as part of the CLEAN Climate Workshop, held in June, 2011 and are not ...

Mineral Cleavage: a practical experiment part of Process of Science:Examples
In this geology activity, students investigate the physical property of mineral cleavage by physically trying to break down a block of halite and describing the results. This lab addresses many misunderstandings non-majors have about the physical properties of minerals and includes a brief write up of their conclusions.

Course

Introduction to Earth Science part of Process of Science:Courses
Intro to Earth Science - survey of geology, astronomy, meteorology, and oceanography. Students are introduced to the process of science through a series of hands-on lab experiments and demonstrations.

Essay

Non-science majors in a disasters course -Baylor University part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Essay Collection
Sharon Browning, Geology, Baylor University Non-science majors in a disasters course -Baylor University (Sharon Browning) Virtual Workshop February 2014-SERC Baylor University is a private 4 year institution in ...

Other Contribution

The Math You Need in Geology 1401- Earthquakes and Natural Disastersat Baylor University part of Math You Need:Implementations
This page is designed to provide a guide to a planned implementation of The Math You Need, When You Need It. It will change as the implementation proceeds at this institution. Please check back regularly for ...


Events and Communities

Introductory Courses 2008 Participants

Process of Science Workshop 2009 Participants

Visualizing Seismic Waves for Teaching and Research Participants

Climate Workshop

Getting the Most out of Your Intro Courses 2014