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Introductory Physical Geology Laboratory, written by Greg P. Gardiner and Susan Wilcox with the support of a National Academic Advisory Team, is an introductory-level laboratory course that explores the basic concepts and principles of physical geology. Each lesson includes specific learning objectives that help students to prepare for the lab lesson. Each lab lesson includes questions designed to help students analyze, review, and apply knowledge of the material covered in the lab course. This laboratory is also appropriate for a high school AP class.
Topics include: Topographic Maps, Plate Tectonics, Rock Deformation and Mountain Building, Earthquakes and Seismology, Minerals, Igneous Rocks and Volcanism, Sedimentary Rocks, and MUCH MORE.
This book is an exceptional resource that not only gives students a hands-on lab experience, but also presents the material in an easy-to-understand, accessible manner.