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Floodplains in the field part of Field Lab Examples
In this lab, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and auguring techniques. -

Earth System Topics: Biosphere:Ecology, Solid Earth, Hydrology:Surface Water, Hydrology
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Building-Stone Geology part of Field Lab Examples
Students in an area remote from igneous and metamorphic rocks wrote papers on the properties of locally used building stones and gave a walking tour in which they presented their results. -

Earth System Topics: Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Minerals, Rocks
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"Adopt an Outcrop" part of Field Lab Examples
Describing rock outcrops and hand specimens -

Earth System Topics: Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Minerals
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Geologic Mapping I part of Field Lab Examples
Students complete a geologic map of a small area. -

Earth System Topics: Solid Earth:Deformation
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Developing a local stratigraphy part of Field Lab Examples
Students use field lab periods to construct a composite stratigraphic section of the area surrounding their campus. -

Earth System Topics: Atmosphere, Climate, Solid Earth:Earth Materials, Earth Materials:Rocks, Time/Earth History
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Making a Soil Monolith part of Field Lab Examples
This extended exercise engages soils students in both field and laboratory work through the collection and preservation of a soil monolith. -

Earth System Topics: Solid Earth

Studying Aquifers in Outcrop part of Field Lab Examples
Students describe the hydrogeologic properties of different sedimentary and volcanic rocks. -

Earth System Topics: Hydrology, Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Rocks, Hydrology:Ground Water

Soils are the Pits! part of Field Lab Examples
describing soils in natural exposures -

Earth System Topics: Biosphere:Ecology, Solid Earth

Post-Settlement Erosion and Deposition part of Field Lab Examples
Use valley and slope deposits to reconstruct recent landscape erosion and sedimentation history. -

Earth System Topics: Surface Processes:Weathering, Erosion, Mass Wasting, Soils, Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Rocks

Assembling a Geologic History part of Field Lab Examples
Assemble a regional geologic history by compiling observations made a several sites. -

Earth System Topics: Time/Earth History