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Burial, compaction, and porosities in a subduction zone
Liz Screaton, Univ Florida
In this activity, students look at how sediments compact as they are buried in a subduction zone and explore how rapid burial can lead to increased water pressure.
Gallery Walk Questions about Energy and Material Cycles
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about energy and material cycles. The questions are organized according to ...
Activity 4.1 - Review of Sedimentary Processes
Joy Branlund, Southwestern Illinois College
Even though students will read about sedimentary processes and the mineral resources thus formed, they will need some practice in order to truly grasp the concepts.
Sue DeBari, Western Washington University
In this preparatory activity, students' initial ideas about the concepts to be covered in the module are collected and shared with the class. No attempt is made to correct any misconceptions at this point. ...
What are THESE rocks (and how did they form)?
Sara Harris, University of British Columbia
Rock Types Lab
Barry Bickmore, Brigham Young University
This lab helps students link concepts about how rocks form with observations about how rocks look. It is designed to help them learn rock classification in a more connected manner than is usual.
Using Lava Flows & Volcanic Structures on Mars to Introduce the Concept of Relative Dating in Introductory Courses
Audi Matias, Skidmore College;
To compare bodies of rocks in the same region and determine the sequence of events that led to the formation of these rocks, geologists use a few simple rules of observation to help determine the relative ages of ...
Unit 1: Hydrologic Cycle
Julie Monet, California State University-Chico
In this unit, students investigate water from a global perspective. The focus of students learning is on the identification of storehouses where Earth's water is stored, how matter (water) cycles through the ...
A Theme Based Field Course on the Geology of New York
Dr. Joe Reese and Dr. Eric Straffin Department of Geosciences Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro, PA 16444 phone numbers: 814-732-2814 / 1573. Intended Audience: teachers, science education students, and ...
The lab activity described here was adapted by Erin Bardar of TERC for the EarthLabs project. Use the button at the right to navigate to the student activity pages for this lab. To open the student pages in a new ...