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A field trip to explore rock formation and tectonics of southern California part of Cutting Edge: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 ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Historical Geology

Exploring the building stones of downtown Seattle part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Activities
Students explore the building stones of downtown Seattle in order to obtain practice in rock identification.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology

Mapping of LSU Field Camp part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Activities
This is a one week mapping exercise of the exposed bedrock geology of the 1400 acre Charles Barney Geology Field Camp owned by the Department of Geology & Geophysics at Louisiana State University. It is ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Techniques of Sedimentary Geology, Stratigraphy, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology

Stream Dynamics and the Urban Environment part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Activities
This field activity focuses on stream dynamics and urban development. Students determine stream discharge and observe riparian conditions for a local wadeable urban stream. After the field trip, students delineate ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Surface Water, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water

Teaching Sedimentology Using Modern and Ancient Comparisions part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Field Experiences:Posters
As sedimentolotigsts much or our work involes looking at modern depostional environments to interpret past environments. Thi class used repeated comparisons to teach sedimentology.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology

Geologic Photo Field Trips to View Rocks, Geologic Structures, and Landforms in Introductory Physical Geology part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Field Experiences:Posters
Field photographs are used to enhance the instruction in teaching rocks, geologic structures, and landforms in Introductory Physical Geology lecture at East Carolina University. The field photographs are used to ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology

Interpreting the Geologic History of Canyon de Chelly part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activities
The is a two part lesson designed to given in-service teacher an experience in field geology. The lesson is designed by Canyon de Chelly, AZ but can be used anywhere there are outcrops of two or more rock types.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience, :Geology, Education:Faculty Development, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology

Measuring the Campus Green part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activities
Students use basic tools to measure the size of one-quarter acre.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques

Accuracy, Precision, and Topographic Data part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activities
This jigsaw style exercise challenges new geomorphology students to collect topographic data and analyze its accuracy and precision.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques

Developing a local stratigraphy part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
Students use field lab periods to construct a composite stratigraphic section of the area surrounding their campus. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology



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