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Using Field Labs
Starting Point's introduction to the use of field labs in entry level geoscience classes. The page is a portal to lab examples, a discussion of the benefits of a lab curriculum, and an exploration of the logistical and pedagogical considerations of using field labs. Includes a bibliography and relevant articles from the Journal of Geoscience Education.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
Subject:
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-321
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/index.html