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This guide introduces visitors to the sediments and geologic histories of Mile and Half Mile beaches in Reid State Park on the coast of Maine. Topics include the source of the sand presently found on the beaches, the origin and migration of beach deposits, dunes, and marsh peat deposits as sea level has risen, and some history of the area. Some suggested activities for visitors include observing grain ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology
 
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This guide introduces visitors to the geology of the Marginal Way, a mile-long public footpath in the southern coastal town of Ogunquit, Maine. Topics include bedrock geology (Silurian quartzites and phyllites), later intrusives (sills and dikes, mainly of basalt), and evidence of glaciation (striations). Suggested activities include observing graded bedding in the bedrock, estimating the ages of ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology
 
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This guide will introduce hikers to the rocks and geologic history of the Front Range as seen along the trails west of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Table Mesa facility in Boulder, Colorado. Field trip stops include outcrops of rock formations representing inland sea deposits (Dakota, Benton Niobrara, Pierre) laid down before the uplift of the present Rocky Mountains about 70 ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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Three field guides are available to sites of geologic interest on Oahu. One is a visit to a landslide occurring in a neighborhood; another focuses on developing observational skills and determining the sequence of geologic events evident in a stratigraphic section; a third examines features associated with formation of a volcanic tuff ring. The worksheets are designed for teachers to implement as-is ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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Through linked programs of stewardship, education, and research, the NERRS enhances informed management and scientific understanding of the nation's estuarine and coastal habitats. Includes information on monitoring (water quality, weather, nutrients, etc.), restoration, invasive species, fellowships, and much more. With reserves all over coastal U.S., educators and scientists can access an abundance ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology
 
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"The Maximum Fault Hike" on this page has a guide for a hike in the Borah fault area (in Idaho), in a location with a number of horst and graben structures. Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for field trip
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology
 
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Through linked programs of stewardship, education, and research, the NERRS enhances informed management and scientific understanding of the nation's estuarine and coastal habitats. Includes information on monitoring (water quality, weather, nutrients, etc.), restoration, invasive species, fellowships, and much more. With reserves all over coastal U.S., educators and scientists can access an abundance ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This Starting Point exercise asks students to describe and interpret an image of folded strata at Dent De Morcles. There are several questions students must address with respect to the image. This Starting Point website includes suggestions for using this technique, as well as teaching notes, learning goals, and extensive additional resource links and references. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for field trip
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Structural geology
 
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Dinosaur National Monument preserves a fossil bone deposit containing the bones of hundreds of dinosaurs, which was once enclosed in the sands of an ancient river. Features of the site include park geology information, maps, photographs, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The geology section discusses the park's ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology
 
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument preserves huge petrified redwood trees and incredibly detailed fossils of ancient insects and plants. Features include park geology information, photographs of fossils, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The park geology section discusses the park's geologic history and the ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology
 
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