Designing Sedimentary Geology Courses Around Field Projects With Realistic Scenarios part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Sedimentary geology courses can be structured around field projects that take advantage of the local geology and are placed within realistic situations to demonstrate the relevance of the work that sedimentologists do.
Turbidite vs. Debris Flow: A Class Debate on Deep Water Depositional Systems part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Debates are a powerful tool for learning and active involvement of students: instead of listening to a lecture on deep water depositional systems the students examine primary literature and debate controversial issues regarding turbidity currents and debris flows.
Sedimentation and Tectonics: Geologic History of the Appalachian Basin part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
This culminating mini-project challenges students to utilize all the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the semester, thus effectively reviewing and summarizing many key concepts linking sedimentation and tectonics of the Appalachian basin.
Bosiljka Glumac part of Cutting Edge:Affective Domain:Workshop 07:Workshop Participants
Geology Department, Smith College Homepage What are the key issues related to the role of the affective domain in teaching geoscience that you would like to engage at the workshop? I am interested in how ...
What do banded iron formation deposits reveal about the evolution of the atmosphere? part of Cutting Edge:Early Earth:Key Questions about the Early Earth
Submitted by Bosiljka Glumac, Smith College How to use this question in the classroom In my introductory-level geology courses BIFs are the focus of one of the topics on the evolution of the atmosphere. I first ...