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Relative Dating of Geologic Materials part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Activities
Steve Mattox, Grand Valley State University
This lessons allows students to constuct the basic principals used to understand relative geologic time and the skills used to construct the geologic time scale.

Investigative Case - Living in an Alkaline Environment part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Investigative Case Based Learning:Examples
Developed by Monica Bruckner, Montana State University, based on the Living in an Alkaline Environment Activity by Sarah Bordenstein, Marine Biological Laboratory.
Living in an Alkaline Environment is a three-part interactive activity that explores the ecology and diversity of life in alkaline environments.

Crate Lake Map Assignment part of Teaching Materials Collection
Tony Murphy
In earth science, map interpretation is probably the critical restriction curtailing students' ability to access and explore course concepts. Anaglyph maps are visualizations that present mapped data in a 3D ...

Build Your Own Stream Table part of Teaching Materials Collection
Benjamin Frieen
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.