This virtual field trip to Iceland explores the glacial, volcanic, and cultural and environmental history of the island. Users select a field trip topic and choose between a two day, one week, or two week expedition. Each field trip provides objectives for learning, background reading, and site 'visits' through a collection of photographs and mini-lectures. Students are encouraged to take notes and quizzes are offered at the conclusion of the two day field trips. The site also features glossaries of geologic terms and Icelandic words.
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Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Hydrology Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14) Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Snow and Ice, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Human Dimensions/Resources, Earth surface, Solid Earth, Structural Geology
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