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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
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
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
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