This collection of activities lets students test their knowledge of hundreds of random geologic terms. The activities include games such as hangman (several varieties), flash cards, guessing words or definitions, and...
In this exercise, students investigate the mechanism for the isostatic support of mountains. Introductory materials explain the Archimedes principle (the weight of a floating solid is supported by the weight of the...
In this exercise, students investigate hypsometry (the distribution of land area at different elevations) and its use in evaluating how tectonic processes shape the landscape. Introductory materials explain the balance...
In this exercise, students investigate the evolution of Earth's surface over time, as governed by the balance between constructional (tectonic) processes and destructional (erosional) processes. Introductory materials...
The Grand Time Game is a collection of activities that teach students about geologic time. The game elements consist of a tabletop model that demonstrates the geologic history of the Grand Canyon, a script in which...
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