Geol 409 Outcomes Assessment

Assessment checklist (field camp): Proficiency in the field skills of geologic inquiry

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  • identify and describe minerals and rocks
  • use observations of rock characteristics and rock classification  to interpret rock origin
  • apply appropriate stratigraphic nomenclature
  • collect and organize field data to produce a  geologic map
  • measure and depict geological structures in the field on maps and reports
  • recognize and describe geological units in the field, determine the contact relationships between these units, and depict their location on a map
  • prepare a report describing the geology and the geological history of an area or region based on field mapping results