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Romey, William D. – 1971
Suggested are methods for the collection of field evidence about processes that form plutonic and metamorphic rock. Description and discussion of these types of rocks are provided. The planning and execution of a successful field trip is discussed. Advanced field projects are also discussed. Included are five appendices, references, and a…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Field Studies, Field Trips, Geology
Foth, Henry; Jacobs, Hyde S. – 1971
Discussed are the importance of soil to plant and animal life, the evolution of a soil profile, and the major kinds of soil in the United States. On a suggested field trip, students examine different kinds of soil profiles; they also measure soil acidity and water-holding capacity. Suggestions for further study are provided along with references…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Earth Science, Ecology, Field Studies
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
Beerbower, James R. – 1971
This guide introduces the study of fossils and means through which this study may provide clues to ancient environments and geology. Presented are discussions about the origin of many types of organisms, origin of organic communities, evolution, and extinction of species. Suggestions are provided for likely collection sites, methods of collection,…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Education, Field Studies