For the teacher who is interested in teaching a unit on weathering, the cemetery may provide unlimited amounts of data. As an exercise in weathering, a measuring instrument was devised and tested by the author on tombstones in the Buffalo area. The instrument used and the results of the test are described as follows.
Iowa Science Teachers' Journal
© Copyright 1970 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Young, Darrell D.
"A Description of an Experiment Involving the Use of a Modified Drum-Type Spherometer for Measuring the Rate of Weathering,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 8
, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol8/iss1/11