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Stream Dynamics and the Urban Environment part of Cutting Edge:Develop Program-Wide Abilities: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

Coyote Creek Geologic Map part of Cutting Edge:Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Geoscience in the Field:Activities
Students are required to make field observations, collect data and then create a detailed geologic map and report for a small area (approximately 1 sq. mile) on the edge of the Tularosa Basin in south central New ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Sedimentary Geology, Geography:Geospatial, 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

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

Petrology in the Gravel Pit part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
Gravel pits exposing glacial deposits provide a wonderful variety of gravel to boulder sized igneous and metamorphic rocks, helpful to instructors in hard-rock-challenged regions. -

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

Woolly Mammoth Excavation and Lab Work part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Field Experiences:Posters
students participate in authentic research project w/ scientists students learn scientific process through experience students participate in all aspects of the project including problem solving

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Paleontology:Paleoecology , Field Techniques , Extinction and Diversity , Development/Growth and Form/Morphometrics

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

Measurement of River Flow part of Cutting Edge:Environmental Geology:Activities
The laboratory is an outdoor exercise where students visit a local stream and use two methods to calculate stream discharge. Tapes, Philadelphia rods,and a transit are employed for stream measurements. The students ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science



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