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Cemetery Geology
Mary Savina, Carleton College
Studying rock types, weathering processes and human history in a cemetery. -

Backyard Field Trips: Bringing Earth Science to Life on Campus
Mark Francek Department of Geography Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 Intended Audience:Undergraduate students in introductory geology classes Location: This field trip takes place on Central ...

Red rock and concretion models from Earth to Mars: Teaching diagenesis
Margie Chan, University of Utah
This activity teaches students concepts of terrestrial diagenesis (cementation, fluid flow, porosity and permeability, concretions) and encourages them to apply those concepts to new or unknown settings, including ...

Investigating Factors that Influence Weathering of Monuments in a Cemetery
Ann Catlin Markegard Houston High School Houston, MN 55943
In this field activity students will discover some of the factors that influence weathering of rock by making observations, asking questions and completing an investigation of their own design in a local cemetery.

Rain Erosion-Does the Rate of Water Effect Erosion?
kyle johnson
This activity is a guided inquiry investigation where students gather data on rate of water falling on erosion. Student will interpret their data, and develop a conclusion from the data. The data will lead to further questions, which can be developed by the students.

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America
Thomas W. Oesleby
Thomas W. Oesleby Northwest College - Students learn to use a geologic compass to measure rock fractures and formulate a hypothesis to explain the origin of the fractures -

Investigating the Rock Cycle Through Writing and Illustrating
Leah Campbell, Central Intermediate School, Stewartville, MN, based on an original activity developed by Alissa Naymark, Rochester Public Schools
This activity is a quantative writing activity where students will use writing and illustrations to show their knowledge of the basic rock cycle.

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