Document Type

Curriculum Material

Publication Date

6-2008

First page number:

1

Last page number:

6

Abstract

GSI: Geo Scene Investigation! introduces students to the differences between observations and interpretations and to some of the fundamental principles of geology. Students identify specific geologic processes and landforms in the landscape surrounding them at Lake Mead National Recreation Area (Lake Mead NRA) by solving mysteries with a set of geology-related clues.

This activity is an inquiry-oriented activity designed to introduce students to the geology, landforms, geologic processes, and geologic timeline of Lake Mead NRA.

Keywords

Geology – Study and teaching (Middle school); Lesson planning; United States – Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | Curriculum and Social Inquiry | Science and Mathematics Education

Language

English


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