On the Cutting Edge - Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
Using Data to Teach Earth Processes
An Illustrated Community Discussion at the
2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of Americas
Cutting Edge > Data, Simulations and Models > Workshop 03 > View Submissions

Examples of Using Data to Teach Earth Processes

This collection contains examples contributed by scientists and faculty of ways in which exploring or collecting data can be used to engage students in learning geoscience. Each example includes a description of the activity, its learning goals, the context in which it is used, information on the needed data, tools, and activities and suggestions for evaluation.

The initial collection was created in collaboration with the Geological Society of America where the examples were given in a poster session "Using Data to Teach Earth Processes: An Illustrated Community Discussion" .

Show all pages

Current Search Limits

Topics

showing only Ocean Show all Topics

Resource Type: Activities

showing only Activities > Lab Activity Show all Resource Type: Activities

Results 1 - 2 of 2 matches

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Activities
Amanda Palmer Julson Blinn College - Multi-stage activity that introduces undergraduate non-science majors to Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) operations and data. Involves Internet research, in-class discussion of ...

Topics: Ocean
Use: Enabling Student Investigation:Analyze published data
Inquiry Level: Guided Inquiry
Resource Type: Activities: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Activities:Writing Assignment, Classroom Activity, Lab Activity

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Activities
Christian P. Sarason Ocean Inquiry Project - We assessed the efficacy of learning about Puget Sound using a 3D virtual world visualization(Virtual Puget Sound) with students and compared their learning to students ...

Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography
Use: Enabling Student Investigation:Analyze model behavior, Illustrating concepts and ideas, Enabling Student Investigation:Collect and interpret data
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity