These teaching activities were submitted by workshop participants, then peer-reviewed during the workshop.
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Geologic Mapping Exercise part of Teaching Activities
This exercise is designed to simulate some of the mapping aspects of a basic geological investigation. This mock geological investigation is a good wrap-up exercise because it incorporates a variety of geological ...
Observing Streams & Rivers in Google Earth part of Teaching Activities
Students are asked to observe fluvial features on both Earth and Mars in satellite images via Google Earth (as well as online panoramas) and explore processes of erosion and deposition and the relationship of ...
Rivers and Flooding Lab part of Teaching Activities
Understand flooding - why it occurs, how to measure the size and frequency of a flood, the relationship between size and flooding, and how human activity can increase the frequency of flooding events.
Geochemistry - Soils Analysis part of Teaching Activities
Students conduct a geochemical analysis of a soil. Choice of activity and group-size allows students to play to their strengths. Each group chooses one of the following analyses: conductivity buffer solution, ...
Temperature Investigations part of Teaching Activities
In this guided-inquiry lesson, students investigate three factors that control the temperature of a given location (surface albedo, surface composition, and sun angle).
Battle of the Supercells part of Teaching Activities
The students are challenged with producing the vertical profile of wind, temperature, and dew point temperature that they feel is representative of an environment conducive to producing supercell thunderstorms. ...