# MERLOT Materials

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#### Comparing Rain-Gauge Data with... Comparing Rain-Gauge Data with Radar-Derived Precipitation Estimates

Student teams collect rain-gauge data and compared it with radar-derived precipitation estimates. They use GIS to analyze... see more

#### Comparing Stream Discharge in Two... Comparing Stream Discharge in Two Watersheds in Glacier National Park

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students study how discharge per unit area... see more

#### Comparing Stream Discharge in Two... Comparing Stream Discharge in Two Watersheds in Glacier National Park

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students study how discharge per unit area... see more

#### Comparison of the Effects of... Comparison of the Effects of Increased CO2 in the Air to Seawater and Distilled Water

This well-designed experiment compares CO2 impacts on salt water and fresh water. In a short demonstration, students... see more

#### Comprehending Geologic Time

You can use this calculator to create your own metaphor for geologic time. The history of the could be the the distance... see more

#### Compression and Swelling of Soils

This resource from the University of the West of England, Bristol contains undergraduate level resource introducing the... see more

#### Compute Density

Compute Density: This active density calculator, from Georgia State University, shows how to compute density with units.... see more

#### ConcepTest: A Pebble in a Stream

A pebble in a stream a.must be a sedimentary rock. b.must have formed in the stream. c.must be younger than the stream... see more

#### ConcepTest: Age of Red Sea Crust

The floor of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 20 times wider than the Red Sea basin. Predict the approximate age of... see more

#### ConcepTest: Angluar Unconformity... ConcepTest: Angluar Unconformity Sequence of Events

The diagram below shows rock units with their age in millions of years. When did crustal deformation (uplift or mountain... see more

#### ConcepTest: Arid Climates and Water... ConcepTest: Arid Climates and Water Transport to Streams

In an arid climate (e.g., Arizona), which process contributes the greatest volume of water to streams? a. human activity... see more

#### ConcepTest: Axis of Ridge

This is part of a magnetic profile across an oceanic ridge system. The profile shows both positive and negative... see more

#### ConcepTest: Axis Tilt

Mars axis is tilted at approximately the same angle as Earth's axis. This should result in a. days of similar length. b.... see more

#### ConcepTest: Best Index Fossil

Four outcrops of rock are examined in different locations of a state. The rock types and the fossils they contain are... see more

#### ConcepTest: Cake-Rock Analogy

Baking a cake could be seen as an analog for the formation of a. igneous rock b. metamorphic rock c. sedimentary rock.

#### ConcepTest: Calculating Rock Age from... ConcepTest: Calculating Rock Age from Parent Radioactive Isotope

A radioactive (parent) isotope of element X is discovered in different amounts in four rocks (A, B, C, D) of the same... see more

#### ConcepTest: Calculating Stream... ConcepTest: Calculating Stream Discharge

What is the discharge of a stream in a rectangular channel that has a cross-sectional area (width x depth) of 60 square... see more

#### ConcepTest: Change in Porportion of... ConcepTest: Change in Porportion of Parent Isotopes Over Time

Which graph below best represents the change in the proportion of unstable (parent) radioactive isotopes with time? a. A... see more

#### ConcepTest: Changing Magnetic... ConcepTest: Changing Magnetic Inclination

The location of the magnetic North Pole migrated slowly northward over the last century. Assuming that you live in North... see more

#### ConcepTest: Characteristics of the... ConcepTest: Characteristics of the Ocean Floor

What is the relationship between age and the character of the ocean floor? Which statement is TRUE? a. Deeper regions of... see more

#### ConcepTest: Concrete-Rock Analogy

Concrete is formed by adding cement and water to a mixture of sand and gravel. This could be seen as an analog for the... see more

#### ConcepTest: Continental Earthquakes

Predict which continent experiences the fewest earthquakes per year. a) Antarctica b) North America c) South America d)... see more

#### ConcepTest: Convergent Boundary

A and B represent locations on two separate plates. The curved black line represents the plate boundary. The arrows show... see more

#### ConcepTest: Convergent Boundary

The figures below show the location of a plate boundary (dashed line) and the distribution of earthquake foci (filled... see more