Geoscience / Geography
New Jersey City University
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
Hometown Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This is an extra credit assignment for students to learn details about the geology of their hometown.
Observations and Measurements in Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This exercise gives students an introduction to topics they will encounter throughout the semester, and future course work. It covers plate tectonics, weathering, and basic rock descriptions.
Physical Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Introductory study of the materials, structure, and surface features of the earth; the processes responsible for their development; the physical and chemical processes that operate to modify them; the concept of geologic time; and the application of geologic knowledge to human environmental and resource problems. Hands on exercises in identification of rock types and minerals.