Bryn Mawr College
Lynne Elkins is an igneous petrologist and isotope geochemist, specializing in divergent boundaries and uranium-series isotopes. Elkins is a continuing lecturer in the Department of Geology at Bryn Mawr College, where she teaches geoscience to undergraduates and supervises undergraduate research in geochemistry.
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Mitigating Volcanic Hazards part of Environmental Geology:Activities
This activity spans two in-class sessions of 1-1.5 hours each, and includes both a small group activity focused on a set of volcanic case studies and a full-class role-playing activity where the class must decide, ...
Contour Mapping With Playdough part of Introductory Courses:Activities
In this lab exercise, introductory geology/geography students create topographic maps for a playdough landscape of their own design. This lab was designed to teach students to learn how to work with topographic ...
How myths form: Accounts from Mt. Pelee part of Environmental Geology:Activities
This is a great activity for class sizes ranging from small seminars to lecture classes. It's particularly appropriate for courses that relate hazards/volcanism to culture, society, and human interest subjects ...
Research Podcast Project part of Introductory Courses:Activities
Using tools available in the Moodle course management software package and a range of freely available software, students research, create, record, and peer-evaluate podcasts on a geologic topic of their choosing.