The Hidden Earth: Visualization of Geologic Features and their Subsurface Geometry
Michael D. Piburn, Stephen J. Reynolds, Debra E. Leedy, Carla M. McAuliffe, James P. Burk, Julia K. Johnson 2002 National Association for Research in Science Teaching New Orleans, LA

Describes development and testing of computer-based materials for improving understanding of topographic maps and block diagrams and the associated visualization skills. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, LA, April 7-10, 2002. The author has available a pdf version of this resource (under the heading of 'Notes', subheading 'research on visualization in college geology labs' at the URL listed below.


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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Conference Paper
Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Structural Analysis , Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Spatial Intelligence:Maps, 3D