Using Campus Walks in Introductory Earth Science Classes
Mark A. Francek May 1996 Journal of College Science Teaching v25 n6 p395-399

This article in the Journal of College Science Teaching presents ideas for brief trips that can be organized on any campus to view lithologic, geomorphic, meteorologic, and biotic phenomena. The study aims to help enable students to cultivate observation and inquiry skills. Topics discussed during these mini-fieldtrips include rocks and minerals, weathering, microlandforms, weather, daytime astronomy, biogeography and soils. The article also provides tips for organizing trips.



Subject: Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Journal Article
Special Interest: Field-Based Teaching and Learning
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)
Learning Environment: Field-Based
Topics: Education