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# Classroom, Lab and Field Exercises in Geophysics

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Emergent Models in Google Earth part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Declan De Paor, Old Dominion University
This is one sample of a set of emergent models we are developing for use with Google Earth. Students use the Google Earth time-slider to lift 3D models of the subsurface into view. They can substitute their own ...

Adopt a Blob part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Deep Earth:Activities
Catherine Cooper, Washington State University-Vancouver
Blobs are everywhere in the deep Earth! Students will adopt a "blob" and develop the various associated observable anomalies for it (tomography, gravity, etc). There could also be a potential for students ...

HMK 1_Plate Boundaries: Present, future, & past part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Geodesy:Activities
Brian Hampton, Michigan State University; , Michigan State University
This project builds on in-class exercises and lectures by having students learn to identify modern, future, and past plate boundaries. Students will use trends in topography, distribution of earth quake and ...

The science behind Plate Tectonics part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
John Weber, Grand Valley State University
Plate tectonics is a quantitative, robust and testable, geologic model describing the surface motions of Earth's outer skin. It is based on real data and assumptions, and built using the scientific method. New ...

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Bob Ridky, US Geological Survey
Robert Ridky U.S. Geological Survey - This is one activity in a series of web-based modules that encourages introductory college students to use the abundant real-time and archived geoscience data available ...

Three-Point Problem by Simultaneous Linear Equations part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection