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Resistance to Weathering
Nicole LaDue, Northern Illinois University
Formative assessment questions using a classroom response system ("clickers") can be used to reveal students' spatial understanding. Students are shown this diagram and instructed to "Click on ...

Weathering and Sedimentary Processes in Google Streetview
Nicole LaDue, Northern Illinois University
This exercise uses Google Streetview, in combination with 360 degree immersive photographs, to show students real-world examples of the sedimentary rocks, sedimentary structures, and weathering processes that they ...

Weathering Experiment
Pete Stelling, Western Washington University
This project has students dirty several dishes equally and design experiments to determine which analogs of geologic processes are most efficient for removing the baked-on food. Students calculate rates of ...

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Chemical Weathering
Kira Lawrence, Lafayette College
This field trip assignment brings students to a local cemetery to collect data related to the age and extent of weathering of limestone and igneous tombstones. Students then analyze the data they collect using ...

Physical Weathering Concept Map Exercise
David McConnell, North Carolina State University
Students review and score a concept map for physical weathering using a grading rubric. They are then asked to reorganize or redraw the diagram to a form that you believe is appropriate to earn the highest score on the rubric.

Understanding weathering through museum-curated displays
Charu Sharma, Arden University
The Natural History Museum's permanent exhibition, Restless Surface, offers an innovative setup for designing a laboratory activity for learners being introduced to Earth's surficial processes. Here, the ...

How Fast Do Materials Weather?
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
A think-pair-share activity in which students calculate weathering rates from tombstone weathering data. -

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Backyard Field Trips: Bringing Earth Science to Life on Campus
Mark Francek Department of Geography Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 Intended Audience:Undergraduate students in introductory geology classes Location: This field trip takes place on Central ...

Rain Erosion-Does the Rate of Water Effect Erosion?
kyle johnson
This activity is a guided inquiry investigation where students gather data on rate of water falling on erosion. Student will interpret their data, and develop a conclusion from the data. The data will lead to further questions, which can be developed by the students.

Geology of a graveyard
Sharon Browning, Baylor University
This is a simple field experiment exercise that illustrates differences between basic rock types and weathering in a region.