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Learning Exercise

Material: Igneous Rocks Tour
Submitted by: Kathleen Johnson on Mar 06, 2003
Date Last Modified: Mar 06, 2003
Title: Testing Your Knowledge of Igneous Rocks
Description: The purpose of this quiz is to ensure that you have studied the supplemental materials available to you in the ?Igneous Rocks Tour? website. Print this page and write you answers in the space provided. The quiz is due at the end of the two hour lab period, therefore it is advised that you preview the website materials before attempting to complete the assignment in class.
Type of Task: Individual, Supplemental activity
Time Required 2 hours outside preparation and 2 hours in class
Topics: Rock Identification
Course: Geol 2Lab
Audience: College General Ed
Text of Learning Exercise: Through the ?Igneous Rocks Tour? you have been introduced to the fundamental
characteristics of this rock type, and given a basic framework by which igneous
rocks may be classified. After taking the self-test at the end of the rock
tour, study the 10 ?unknown? rock samples provided in class. You may take the
samples back to your workstation (one at a time) to use the resources available
in the rock tour to help you classify these samples. On the answer sheet
provided in class, write your name and the correct answers in the spaces
provided. The quiz will be due at the end of class.
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