Goals for Laboratory 4


With the completion of this lab, the student will be able to:
1. read a geologic map, cross section, and block diagram and their respective symbols
2. identify anticlines, synclines, plunging anticlines, plunging synclines, domes, and basins
3. identify the types of rocks, strike, dip, and relative age of rocks
4. use strike and dip symbols, geologic V's, and rock age information to interpret the geologic history
5. identify the different types of faults and apply fault terminology using geologic maps, cross sections, and block diagrams

Equipment needed

Printer, paper, scissors, and writing instrument