Geology and Environmental Geosciences
College of Charleston
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Food Rheology; Folding Fun part of Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
In this activity students analyze the rheologic and structural properties of various foods (everything from pudding to white bread) and think about how they expect them to behave under lateral pressure and how they ...
How Slab Dip Affects the Location of Volcanoes part of MARGINS Data in the Classroom:MARGINS Mini-Lessons
Students will plot the locations of earthquakes on the top of subducting slabs to determine slab dip and will then develop hypotheses regarding the relationship between slab dip, the depth of the slab, and volcanic activity on the surface.
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Seismic Wave Races part of Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
This is an in class activity designed to help students discover WHY P and S waves behave the way they do and how they are affected by their environment. It also goes into how we use seismic waves to determine the ...
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