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Other

Description:

This activity utilized Visible Geology and Google Earth to help students understand the limitations of using map-view observations of layer offset to interpret types of faulting. Students create and evaluate three fault models in Visible Geology, and compare their results to actual fault offset patterns seen near Las Vegas Bay, NV.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Higher Education,NSDL,Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Structural Visualizations,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120603184520037T,Engineering,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Physics,Geoscience,NSDL_SetSpec_380601

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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