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This virtual field trip explores the geologic setting of the Colorado Front Range and some of its features and issues. Users can choose from a set of links or click on symbols on an interactive map to visit "stops" that feature photos, maps, or diagrams accompanied by brief written descriptions of geologic structures, economic resources (oil and gas, aggregate), historic landmarks, environmental issues, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual
Subject: Environmental science, Geology
 
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This virtual five-day field mapping project allows students to construct a geological map from data provided by the web site. Students collect geologic, structural, paleontologic, strain and microstructural data observed at specific localities. Students are then able to derive a structural history for the area, including a field map, stereographs, and deformation plots. The site contains photographs ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lab activity, Field trip - virtual, Project
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This site contains slide shows and virtual field trips of Yellowstone National Park. There are several slide shows to chose from, including wolves of Yellowstone, bear research, fire ecology, the history of Yellowstone and the influence of art on Yellowstone Park. Each program features slides containing text and photographs. There is also an orientation slide show about the National Park system. More ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Ask an expert
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Forestry, Human geography, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This website contains geologic maps of Kentucky, with a discussion of geologic time in regards to the rocks, minerals, fossils, and economic deposits found there. There are also sections that describe strata and geologic structures beneath the surface (faults, basins, and arches), the structural processes (folding and faulting) that create stratigraphic units, the geomorphology of the state, geologic ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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This site provides an introduction to the Missouri Springs of the Ozarks, a series of large springs that occur south of the Missouri River along the Ozark Uplift. There is general information on springs, including what they are, how they form, and their connection to the groundwater system. Photographs and brief descriptions are provided for the twenty largest springs in the state. There is also a ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Index / Bibliography
Subject: Geology, Hydrology
 
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