Preparing Students to go on a VFE

What skills do students need to be successful on their VFE?

  • Make observations
    • Mapping bedrock
    • Write useful field notebook entries/ sketches
  • Able to classify rock types/ identify specific rocks
  • Be able to make connections between a rock and what it means (formation)
  • Able to determine agents of erosion/ deposition from evidence
  • Create a geologic map
    • Draw a stratigraphic column
    • Tell a story about a place