Virtual Field Trip

Science

Resource: Visualizing Geology

Virtual Field Trip:

Research a geologic area of interest in your hometown or state.

Select a geologic feature in your hometown or region and conduction a virtual fieldtrip. Examples may include local caves, lakes, glacial deposits, rock formations, and so on.

Prepare a 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you discuss the geologic feature. Include the following:

  • The feature
  • Relevant geologic history of the region
  • Formation and age of the feature
  • The role of erosion or weathering on the feature
  • Unique aspects of the geologic feature (such as how has it changed over time, where similar features are found, and so on)

Include pictures of the feature (or examples of the feature) and be sure to cite the sources for images consistent with APA guidelines.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

NOTE: My hometown is in Tehachapi, California so anywhere near there would be great!