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Saturday, November 24, 2001

Glacial potholes

Quaternary Sciences Institute - University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 361

by: Alan Morgan

Introduction

In October 2001 I had the opportunity of attending the Ontario Association of Geographic and Environment Education Conference at Niagara Falls. As a Quaternary geologist I was particularly interested in attending a session by Paul Hackl and Ling Wong of Riverdale Collegiate Institute, Toronto, with the fascinating title of "Rockwood Conservation Area Field Trip: A Search for Pattern and Process in Landscape".

Saturday, November 24, 2001

Gneiss monolith installed at the University of Waterloo

by: Alan Morgan, Jose Melo, Peter Russell

On December 1st, 2001, a monolith of gneiss was installed in the foundation of the Center for Environmental and Information Technology on the University of Waterloo campus.   

The Tallest Rock

Saturday, November 24, 2001

Earth connections: resources for teaching earth science - do rocks last forever?

Washington Geology, Volume 28, No. 3. May 2001.

by: Sherry L. Weisgarber

We think rocks last forever. The boulder we played on in our parents' front yard when we were children is still there for our grandchildren to enjoy. The rock steps to the church are still in use a hundred years later, and the gravestones in the cemetery still mark where our ancestors were laid to rest. These rocks, to us, have lasted forever. But, if you look closely, change is taking place.

Saturday, November 24, 2001

Earth connections: resources for teaching earth science - reading a wall

Washington Geology, Volume 28, No. 3. May 2001.

by: Wendy Gerstel

Saturday, November 24, 2001

The Mackenzie Mountains: where trilobites and gortex came to die

by: Mario Coniglio

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