For the laboratory course accompanying a first-year Physical Geology or Geoscience course. Useful in courses in Environmental Geology or Engineering Geology. Designed to be used with any physical geology textbook or collection of course materials, this stand-alone lab manual features 68 exercises covering 19 key geologic topicsall in true workbook format so that students can complete lab activities right in the manual. Unique and intuitive, the exercises teach students basic geologic field and lab skills, and are based on the principles of scientific inquiry that challenge students to think beyond the activity at hand to the larger questions of applied geologic work. This lab manual features high-quality, truly useful maps, diagrams, and photos, and does not attempt to repeat the amount of text available in the students' textbook.Judson, Sheldon is the author of 'Lab Book Problem Solving in Geology' with ISBN 9780136245865 and ISBN 0136245862.