Field Lab Examples
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Using Field Observations and Field Experiences to Teach GeoscienceAn Illustrated Community Discussion part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Field Experiences:Posters
Hydrology students are asked to participate in a service-learning project that involves a long-term stream monitoring project. The strengths of this laboratory exercise are that it integrates classroom knowledge ...
Exploring the building stones of downtown Seattle part of Cutting Edge:Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Geoscience in the Field:Activities
Students explore the building stones of downtown Seattle in order to obtain practice in rock identification.
A field trip to explore rock formation and tectonics of southern California part of Cutting Edge:Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Geoscience in the Field:Activities
In this contribution, we provide an example of a one-day trip to examine Proterozoic metamorphic and Mesozoic intrusive igneous rocks that are easily accessible along and near roads in southern California. The ...
Post-Settlement Erosion and Deposition part of Field Lab Examples
Use valley and slope deposits to reconstruct recent landscape erosion and sedimentation history.
Studying Aquifers in Outcrop part of Field Lab Examples
Students describe the hydrogeologic properties of different sedimentary and volcanic rocks.
Groundwater Pump Test part of Field Lab Examples
Students run a pump test and interpret the results as drawdown curves and hydraulic conductivity measurements.
Cemetery Geology part of Field Lab Examples
Studying rock types, weathering processes and human history in a cemetery.
Glacial Geology in the Field part of Field Lab Examples
Students describe and interpret glacial features exposed in gravel pits and outcrops.
Soils are the Pits! part of Field Lab Examples
describing soils in natural exposures
Assembling a Geologic History part of Field Lab Examples
Assemble a regional geologic history by compiling observations made a several sites.