Inquiry-Based, Hands-On Educational Activities
These activities were submitted by participants in sessions at the2005 North Central GSA meeting and at the 2005 AGU Fall Meeting on Inquiry-Based, Hands-On Classroom Exercises, Lab Demonstrations, and Field Investigations in Geoscience Education. The sessions were sponsored by the Central Section of the NAGT.
Download the workshop report (Microsoft Word 38kB Jan23 06) from the workshop at the North Central GSA meeting.
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Rock and mineral laboratory exercises in large auditorium classes part of Teaching Materials Collection
These exercises provide an opportunity for students in large auditorium classes with "hands on" examination of typical rocks and minerals and their properties.
Involving Undergraduates in the determination of the relationship between surface water and groundwater part of Teaching Materials Collection
Build Your Own Stream Table part of Teaching Materials Collection
Students will build a stream table and understand the importance of streams and rivers to the hydrologic cycle. A suite of labs can be done using the stream table, but each can also be a stand-alone exercise.
Geology Map Observations part of Teaching Materials Collection
Students construct the Earth's tectonic plates using geologic maps. The jigsaw method of collaborative group work is used. Skills such as careful observation, presentation, and synthesis are used to create a ...