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Title: Analysis of Sidewalk Fractures
Url: http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/structure04/activities/3860.ht...
Creator: Onasch, Charles M.
Publisher: Carleton College (Northfield, Minn.)
Description: Most people are familiar with Shel Silverstein's poem "Where the Sidewalk Ends", but do they know where and why sidewalks crack? It's a valid and worthy question, and this handy educational activity from Charles Onasch of Bowling Green State University explains just that. Here, students will learn to use fractures in sidewalks as an analog for natural outcrops and also learn how to make systematic observations of such fractures. This activity is offered as part of the "Teaching Structural Geology in the 21st Century" website maintained at Carleton College, and educators are welcome to use it in a variety of classroom settings. Visitors can read a brief summary of the activity, and then go on to download all of the necessary documentation related to the activity.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology
Geology -- Fractures
Date Issued: 2007-11-29
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: doc
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-09-03 15:53:11 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-02-26 10:39:19 (W3C-DTF)
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