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Geology of Virginia

Author: Alison Goforth   Affiliation: VirginiaView   Date: 1 Jun 2011
Audience: High School   Course Material: No
Description: This activity begins with students examining a map of Virginia’s Provinces. The lesson then goes into further depth about the geologic history of Virginia. This lesson supports Virginia's high school earth science Standards of Learning (SOL's): ES ES 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10
Keywords: Geology, physiographic provinces, Virginia
Skill Level: Introductory   Discipline: Earth Science   Imagery: Other Aerial Photography   Other Imagery: DOQQ
Software Requirements: ArcGIS 9.x or older, ArcGIS 10.x or newer
Special Materials: This lesson requires computers with ArcGIS 9.3 or 10.x and internet access. This lesson is very involved and will require more than one 45 minute class period.
AV Resources Used: Yes   Download Access: Public
Text URL: http://virginiaview.cnre.vt.edu/curriculum/Geology_HS.pdf

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