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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" .

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    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