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This interactive site introduces students to concepts related to asbestos and how geologists analyze asbestos in building materials. The site is divided into three components: the geology of ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Course Information:Course Site, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Project:Investigative Case Studies
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These lecture notes provide information on magma production, types of igneous rocks, and volcanic processes. Other subjects include active volcanoes, historical eruptions, volcano structure and ...
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This page contains the reading list for a graduate seminar course in microbial biogeography. Readings are grouped by topic, such as ecological theory, phylogeography, fine- or large-scale patterns. ...
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Course Information, Course Site
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This site is the course syllabus for a geography course taught at Ohio State University. The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of both natural and human caused climate change. ...
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This site is the homepage for a course on environmental risk assessment taught by Douglas Crawford-Brown at the University of North Carolina. This course provides an overview of the evidential ...
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Using Internet technology to deliver an inquiry-based Earth systems course designed for middle school teachers
William Slattery, Kimberly Mullen
Abstract: The past decade has seen the exponential growth of the Internet as a tool to deliver on-line instruction at all educational levels. Many first generation on-line courses employed strategies ...
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Integrating Policy and Land Management Issues into a Natural Sciences Education: Teaching Environmental Sciences on the lower San Juan River, Utah
Michael H. Ort, Diana E. Anderson, David M. Ostergren
This article describes an interdisciplinary field course combining natural sciences and policy and land management. The course is founded on a place-based set of problems. The course consists of a ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Course Information, Activities:Field Activity:Research experiences for students, Field camp