Laura Serpa

Geological Sciences

University of Texas at El Paso

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Sandbox modeling part of Urban Geology:Activities
Students deform layers of colored sand to simulate features they observe in city. They construct topo maps and cross-sections based on the results of the sandbox experiment. The model is then the basis for ...

Conference Presentation (1)

Programs that Broaden Participation in the Geosciences in the El Paso Region part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
The Geological Sciences Department at the University of Texas at El Paso has always aimed to broaden the participation of all grades levels (K – 12 to undergraduates) in the geosciences. Increased awareness may ...

Other Contribution (1)

Community Monitoring part of Urban Geology: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 ...