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Columbia Plateau North Cascades National Park and vicinity to Whidbey Island WA part of Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
Sage to Sea - Columbia Plateau, across the North Cascades and to Whidbey Island WA Drs. Jenny Thomson and John Buchanan, Department of Geology, 130 Science Building, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004 ...

Battle of Lava and Life: Crater Lake National Park and Newberry Volcanic National Monument part of Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
Drs. Jenny Thomson and John Buchanan, Department of Geology, 130 Science Building, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004 (509) 359-2286; Drs. Suzanne Schwab and Robin O'Quinn, Department of Biology, ...

An Electron Microprobe in the Classroom: A Remote-Access System for Education part of Teaching Materials Collection
In 2003, the University of Minnesota's Electron Microprobe Laboratory implemented a new system for remote research and education via the Internet. The remote-access system allows real-time access to our ...

Rock & Mineral Bingo part of Teaching Materials Collection
This is a rock and mineral 'Bingo' that is based on knowledge and skill (not luck). It was designed as an entertaining and interactive means of developing and improving student rock and mineral ...

Mentos and soda eruptions- lessons on explosive volcanic eruptions part of Teaching Materials Collection
Students participate in a popular experiment with Mentos candies and soda. This helps them learn about the scientific method, gas saturation, bubble nucleation, and explosive volcanic eruptions.

A Case Study: Geology, Remediation, Investigation at a RR Repair Shop Brownfield Site, St. Paul, Minnesota part of Teaching Materials Collection
A case-study approach can be used to introduce students to the work that geologists do as environmental consultants. Data used by environmental consultants for a Brownfield site that is currently undergoing ...

VEPP: "Doing Science" in General Education, University Earth Science Courses: Patterns of Seismicity at Plate Boundaries part of Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
This is an exercise that is in development and has not yet been fully tested in the classroom. Please check back regularly for updates and changes. General education courses for non-science majors at many ...

VEPP: Analysis of Inflation-Deflation Events at Pu'u 'Ō'ō Using Tiltmeter Data part of Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
Brief three-line description of the activity or assignment and its strengths (you will have an opportunity to expand on this description later in the form): This activity is a homework exercise with an ...

VEPP: Monday Morning Meeting at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory part of Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
This jigsaw groups students as volcano monitoring data experts, and then regroups students into interdisciplinary teams. The teams will discuss volcano monitoring data collected within the past week from Pu'u ...

A Field Trip to See a Cross Section of the Crust and Samples of the Mantle part of Teaching in the Field:Field Trip Collection
Dexter Perkins Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering The University of North Dakota Grand Forks ND 58202 Intended Audience: Undergraduate geology majors or members of a geology club. Location: This field ...