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Title:

author

Descriptive of focus, place and purpose.

Intended Audience:

Location:

State, County, City. We want people to be able to find what they are looking for based on location.


Summary:

Description of field trip and its environs.

Context:

How long? How many people? What background is required?

Goals:

Examples - Build regional networks. Teach fundamentals of petrology through regional examples. Demonstrate connections between faulting and metamorphism. Instruct participants in the use of questions on a field trip.

Design:

How was trip designed to meet the goals?

Notes and Tips:

Examples - Get a key to the gate. Get permission from property owner. Are there special safety concerns for this site or trip? Info for costs, financing, and logistics.

Assessment and Evaluation:

How can you determine if the goals are met?

Materials and Handouts:

Examples - Field Trip Guide(s), Locality descriptions, Maps. These can be links to pages, files, etc. Is there specific equipment that is necessary?

References:

Papers and websites on science and pedagogy related to the field trip.

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