Fairly Simple Geology Exercises

John Thomas, Barbara Thomas, Skidmore College, No institutional affiliation is known

This is a collection of 18 geology exercises that are designed for teachers with little or no geology background. Each exercise includes relevant background information, complete instructions, student handouts and answer keys. Topics include rock and mineral identification, Bowen's reaction series, crystal models, topographic maps, earthquakes, groundwater, oil exploration, plate tectonics and more.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Geoscience:Hydrology, Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Mineralogy
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Petrology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Mineralogy
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Earth surface, Solid Earth, Petrology, Mineralogy