Type:

Other

Description:

This is an exercise in which students are reintroduced to geologic maps and encouraged to "deconstruct" the map into constituent elements in order to understand the geologic history of the area. The preceding lectures in the course have recapitulated material that the students have covered in Introduction to Physical Geology. During class, the students work through the maps that were part of lab exercises in the Intro level course, so that basic concepts are recalled (superposition, cross-cutting relationships, basic faults and folds). The final product is a geologic history of this map area.

Subjects:

  • Education > 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,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Historical Geology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110918210426324T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Tectonics,Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity,Education,Geoscience,NSDL_SetSpec_380601

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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