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Geology and Fine Arts part of Activity Ideas
Solomon A. Isiorho Dept. of Geosciences, Indiana University - Purdue University Ft. Wayne (IPFW) Fort Wayne, IN 46805 Topic: urban wetlands and the arts Course Type:intro upper level Description Have arts students ...

Community Monitoring part of Activity Ideas
Laura Serpa Topic: Urban environmental awareness Course Type:intro upper level Description Introduce students to concepts or hypotheses like the 'urban heat island' (D. Yow, 2007) and other ...

Musical World Tour part of Activity Ideas
Don Yow Topic: mapping Course Type:intro Description Students will listen to several music clips with each having one or more place names (try to include various musical styles). Students will write down the place ...

Using travel photos to help introduce ideas and link to cultural stories part of Activity Ideas
Matthew d'Alessio Topic: Varied (Example below is about climate change) Course Type:intro Description This idea note is a reminder to faculty to encourage them to utilize photos and pictures of their own ...

Myths About Earthquakes part of Activity Ideas
Alison Henning and Bill Dupre Topic: Introduction to earthquakes and early attempts to explain them Course Type:intro Description This is not an activity as an introduction to earthquake science. Goals The goal is ...

Historical Urban Land Use part of Activity Ideas
Bill Montgomery Topic: GIS; Environmental Science Course Type:intro upper level Description A historic land-use map or maps for your urban area (e.g., Jersey City, NJ) will be scanned and rectified to real-world ...

History of Chromite in Maryland part of Activity Ideas
Steven Lev, Towson University Topic: Metamorphism and Chemical Weathering Economic Geology Environmental Geology Course Type:intro upper level Description Student will investigate the history of chrome mining in ...

The role of geology in the London cholera outbreak of 1854 part of Activity Ideas
Steven Lev, Towson University Topic: Urban hydrology Contaminant Hydrology Medical Geology Course Type: upper level Description Students will read an discuss the scientific aspects of "The Ghost Map" by ...

Sourcing architectural bricks by chemical analysis as an analog for sourcing magmas part of Activity Ideas
Wayne Powell Brooklyn College Topic: geoarchaeology, geochemistry, source of magmas Course Type:intro upper level Description Using geochemical indices/discrimination diagrams to constrain the origin of the magma ...

Paper or Plastic? Recognizing Environmental Tradeoffs part of Activity Ideas
Lawrence D. Lemke Wayne State University Topic: Environmental Geology Natural Resources Energy Course Type:intro upper level Description In this activity students explore the tradeoffs inherent in almost every ...

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