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Boyer, Robert E. – 1971
Highlighted are the effects of weathering through field investigations of the environment, both natural rocks, and the urban environment's pavements, buildings, and cemeteries. Both physical weathering and chemical weathering are discussed. Questions are presented for post-field trip discussion. References and a glossary are provided. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Earth Science, Environment, Environmental Influences
Verduin, Jacob – 1971
Attention is directed to processes going on in lakes which are not apparent to the observer of their scenic beauty. Explored are the lifetime of lakes, how lakes are formed, elements of a field trip to a lake, and influence of human activities on lakes. Sample post-field trip questions, references, and a glossary of terms are also included. (RE)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environment
Freeman, Tom – 1971
Presented is the study of sequences of rock layers as the basis for historical geology. Also considered is the influence of rock layers on the appearance of the landscape. Specific relevant laws of geology are presented. Preparation for a field trip is discussed. An example field trip is discussed and field techniques and projects are reviewed.…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Environment, Field Studies, Field Trips
Hoyt, John H. – 1971
The study of beaches and their capacity as an interface between land, air, and water is presented. Students investigate shore phenomena to better understand the beach's history and possible future. Also discussed is the interaction between man and the beach, from weather effects to pollution. Laboratory investigations of samples collected from the…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Environment, Instructional Materials, Laboratory Procedures