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Virtual Field Trip to the Book Cliffs part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Problem-based learning techniques have been applied to geological datasets collected and published about the Cretaceous Book Cliffs exposures in Utah.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy, Sedimentary Structures, Depositional environments, Diagenesis, Sediment Transport and Deposition, Techniques of Sedimentary Geology, Sedimentary Textures , Facies and Facies Models

Using Soil Survey Information for Geomorphic Analysis part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
In this activity students will use information from a county-level soil survey to learn about the geomorphology of an area.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Soils:Soil Genesis, Soil Maps, Geoscience:Soils, Soils:Classification, Profile Description/Morphology

VEPP: Volcanic activity and monitoring of Pu`u `O`o, Kilauea volcano, Hawaii part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
Brief three-line description of the activity or assignment and its strengths: This is a 10-week group project for a Volcanic Hazards elective course, for undergraduate geology students. Students will access and ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism

Volcanic Ejecta from Sunset Crater part of Keyah Math:Activities
Students are provided with equations and geological data to estimate the velocities and impact effects of volcanic bombs that were ejected during the last eruption of Sunset Crater, a young cinder cone volcano in ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology

Where is that chunk of crust going? part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
I introduce students to GPS, frames of reference, and the permanent GPS stations in the EarthScope Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO) in class, and obtain near-real-time data for two stations from UNAVCO. We use ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity

Weathering of Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary Rocks in a Semi-Arid Climate - An Engineering Application of Petrology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Petrology:Teaching Examples
Students examine soils developed on igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks near Denver, Colorado. The 2-week exercise includes sample collection, description, and preparation, determining clay mineralogy by ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:X-ray Techniques, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology, Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Processes

Working with USGS discharge data part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
In this exercise, we use the USGS real-time data available online, and use it to construct a rating curve for the Walla Walla river near Touchet. We then make a simple model of flood inundation in ArcGIS for the ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water and society, policy, and management, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Natural Hazards, Environmental Science

Watershed area and discharge relationships part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
Students use USGS WaterData website to find data on area, average annual discharge and response to high-precip events in small watersheds in southern New England. Data for the class are compiled to generate graphs ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Water and society, policy, and management

How do Faults Slip: Earthquakes versus Episodic Tremor and Slip part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Deep Earth:Activities
A comparison of earthquakes and episodic tremor and slip using GPS and seismic data to illustrate how faults slip.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

NanTroSEIZE in 3-D part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Online Teaching:Activities for Teaching Online
We have developed a web-based virtual expedition, NanTroSEIZE in 3-D, based on a seismic survey associated with the NanTroSEIZE program of NSF-MARGINS and IODP to study the properties of the plate boundary fault ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Seismology



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