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Virtual Field Trip to the Book Cliffs
Ann Holmes, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Problem-based learning techniques have been applied to geological datasets collected and published about the Cretaceous Book Cliffs exposures in Utah.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentary Textures , Stratigraphy, Facies and Facies Models, Diagenesis, Sedimentary Structures, Techniques of Sedimentary Geology, Depositional environments, Sediment Transport and Deposition
Resource Type: Activities:Project, Field Activity:Importation of field observations into the classroom, Activities:Virtual Field Trip

Video Games as Physical Geology Labs
Ronald Dorn, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
This resource includes a series of laboratory activities associated with geovisualizations that look and play like a video game. The student controls the video game camera and the avatar to interact with DEM ...

Subject: Geoscience
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip, Lab Activity
Capstone Field Experience: Not a Capstone

A virtual fieldtrip on the coastal geomorphology of Naxos Isl.
Niki Evelpidou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
This virtual fieldtrip takes place on Naxos Isl., Cyclades, Greece. The coastal zone of Naxos is diverse, mainly due to the lithological variety and tectonics that have affected the wider region. The north, east ...

Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip

Virtual fieldtrip on the geoarchaeology of south Corinth Gulf
Niki Evelpidou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
This virtual fieldtrip takes place on south Corinth Gulf. The Gulf of Corinth is a major tectonic and geomorphological feature in central Greece, separating the Peloponnese in the south from the mainland in the ...

Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity

Virtual fieldtrip on the Quaternary evolution of Rhodes Isl. (Greece).
Niki Evelpidou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
This virtual fieldtrip takes place on Rhodes Isl., Dodecanese, Greece. Rhodes is the largest island among the Dodecanese Archipelago in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Along with Kassos, Karpathos and Crete islands, ...

Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip

Introduction to JMARS
Alexandra Davatzes, Temple University
This is an introduction to using JMARS. It is a bit of a "cookbook" for getting students comfortable with the different things you can do in JMARS, such as adding different visual datasets with ...

Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity
Learning Outcomes: Interpret systems and processes , Develop an argument
Capstone Field Experience: Not a Capstone

Introduction to Planetary Mapping
Alexandra Davatzes, Temple University
This is an introduction to photogeologic/geomorphologic mapping of a planetary surface. The goal of this project is to help students learn the components of a geologic map and try to use all of their undergraduate ...

Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity
Learning Outcomes: Collect data, Synthesize geologic data
Capstone Field Experience: Not a Capstone

Getting to know your smartphone magnetometer
Chris Rowan, Kent State University-Main Campus
An introduction to using a smartphone to acquire measurements of the local magnetic field strength and direction. The students locate the location of the sensor in the smartphone, characterise its measurement axes, ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Magnetism/Paleomag
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity

Virtual Field Trip to the Blue Ridge Province, Central Virginia
Steve Whitmeyer, James Madison University
This field trip is a virtual version of a field trip that is typically a component of a semester-long project for the upper-level undergraduate Stratigraphy, Structure, Tectonics (SST) class at James Madison ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Structural Geology
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip

Remote Mapping and Analytical data integration: Coal Creek quartzite and Ralston shear zone, Colorado
Kevin Mahan, University of Colorado at Boulder
This is a combination of an online mapping project (igneous and metamorphic terrain) and a subsequent module for group collaboration with associated analytical datasets (e.g., geochronology and microstructure). ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Resource Type: Activities:Project
Learning Outcomes: Develop an argument, Communicate clearly , Work independently and collaboratively , Interpret systems and processes , Collect data, Design a data strategy , Synthesize geologic data
Capstone Field Experience: Capstone (virtual)


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