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Evaluating the Effects of Local Energy Resource Development
Devin Castendyk, SUNY College at Oneonta
This is a semester-long, jigsaw project for a class of 20 to 25 students that has students work in teams to explore the effects of energy resource development on local water resources, economics and society.

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Project, Field Activity, Writing Assignment
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Jigsaw, Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning

Energy and the Poor - Black Carbon in Developing Nations
Anne Hall, Emory University
In this activity, students will explore impacts of the use of wood, dung and charcoal in developing countries for fuel, producing black carbon. In-class discussion will generate a list of several broad topics, ...

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving, Problem Solving:Jigsaw

Interpreting Fossil Assemblages
Diana Boyer, SUNY College at Oswego
This assignment is a synthesis of many of the skills learned throughout the course from taxonomic identification to paleoecological interpretations.

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity
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Erin Klauk, Montana State University-Bozeman
This activity takes an Earth system approach to teach about uranium mining on the Navajo Nation, and can be modified to teach a variety of case studies.

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Jigsaw, Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving

Poleward Heat Transport Jigsaw
E. Christa Farmer, Hofstra University
Based on great plate tectonic exercise by Sawyer et al. (2005 JGE), this small-group exercise with maps of data about earth's energy balance helps students visualize poleward heat transport.

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Jigsaw, Activities:Lab Activity, Activities
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving, Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Jigsaw

Introduction to Gibbs Energy
Dexter Perkins, University of North Dakota-Main Campus
This is a short project that can be used in-class or as homework. It involves just a few questions and it is intended to help students understand the idea of Gibbs free energy.

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Problem Set
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving, Quantitative Reasoning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems

Earthquake Case Study
Kaatje Kraft, Whatcom Community College
This activity is a multiple case study analysis of different earthquakes that leads to student interpretation of claims, evidence and prediction/recommendations.

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Project, Classroom Activity:Jigsaw
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving, Problem Solving:Jigsaw

Relative Age-dating -- Discovery of Important Stratigraphic Principles
Roger Steinberg, Del Mar College
Students don't have to be passively taught the important principles geologists use to do relative age-dating of rocks and geologic events. By careful analysis and critical thinking about photos and ...

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Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Inquiry:Guided Inquiry, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Guided Discovery Problems, Communication Skills:Student Presentations, Teaching with Data, Models, Visuals, & Technology:Teaching with Visuals, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems, Pedagogic Methods:Other:Active Learning, Group Work

Red Beans and Rice: Slope failure experimental modeling
Tom Hickson, University of St. Thomas (MN)
Students replicate a slope failure experiment published in Science (Densmore et al., 1997) using a simple, acrylic slope failure box in an effort to forge a link between autocyclic processes, long-term landscape ...

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New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Teaching with Data, Models, Visuals, & Technology:Teaching with Models:Physical Analog Models, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems, Pedagogic Methods:Other:Active Learning, Teaching in Specific Environments:Indoor Labs, Quantitative Reasoning, Teaching with Data, Models, Visuals, & Technology:Teaching with Models

Structural Control of Giant Rock Avalanches in Argentina
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Students analyze the influence of bedrock structures on the locations of giant rock avalanches in Argentina. Activity is available in two versions: 1) short case example that can be used as an in-class activity or ...

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