Como Lake Park Virtual Fieldwork Experience. Provided by ReaL Earth System Science http://virtualfieldwork.org / & http://teacherfriendlyguide.org / Adapted from work by Sarah R. Miller. Connect to Big Ideas & Overarching Questions.
Earth System Science Profound Ideas
These questions are important too!
Why does this place look the way it does?
What effects has life, including human life, had on the landscape?
Describe the shape of the land.
What types of rock are there?
What effects has water had on the landscape?
Do the rocks seem to form a sequence?
What effect has the climate had on the landscape?
Dhmr: Marcellus Formation (Middle Devonian)
Marcellus Formation - Pecksport, Solsville, Otsego, and Chittenango shale and sandstone Members, Cherry Valley Limestone, and Union Springs Shale Members.
Chart of common rock textures
Chart by Jim Ebert, SUNY Oneonta
Scheme for Sedimentary Rock ID
What effects have humans had on the landscape?