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geo lab notes 1 - Geology 100L notes Lab 1: observing and...

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Geology 100L notes Lab 1: observing and measuring earth materials and processes. Pg 1-29 Geologist - study of earth *characterize and classify earth materials *identify relationships of cause (process) and effect (product) *form questions and hypothesis (tentative ideas to be tested) *investigate and experiment (design and conduct tests of materials and hypothesis) *design models (physical, conceptual, mathematical, graphical, pr artistic representations of something to test or demonstrate how it works) *make inferences (ideas to be justified with reasonable logic and evidence) Qualitive information- describing how minerals look, feel, smell, sound, taste, and behave Quantitive information- measuring materials, energy levels, and processes of change in time and space Spatial scales of observation- Temporal scales of observation- Geologic time scale- Scientific process- logical questioning, working hypothesis, investigations, analysis of results, logical conclusion True color - color you see with your eyes
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course GEOL 100 taught by Professor Janedawson during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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