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Making a Soil Monolith part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
This extended exercise engages soils students in both field and laboratory work through the collection and preservation of a soil monolith. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology

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

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

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

Determining Bulk Density of Different Soil Samples and Data Analysis part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity combines field exercise soil collection with lab analysis of soil bulk density. Students develop a lab procedure to measure density and analyze data using Microsoft Excel computer software.

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Geoscience:Soils

Investigating Factors that Influence Weathering of Monuments in a Cemetery part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
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.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Weathering

Investigating topography caused by Glacial Lake Agassiz and glacial river Warren in the Big Stone Lake area. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students will observe the topography of Big Stone Lake and generate questions about the history of this area.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial

Investigating the Water Cycle: Evaporation part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is an outdoor lab in which students investigate the process of evaporation, record their findings, and use the data to make connections to the environment around them.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface



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