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Wheel of... Geology! part of Games:Examples
This quiz game is intended to help students review for an upcoming exam. Topics of questions are randomly determined by spinning a wheel. Teams answer questions using electronic CPS handhelds. -

Image Classification part of Teaching with GIS:Examples
An exercise to use a simple image analysis program to classify land surface types seen in satellite imagery in order to analyze changes in landscape development over time. -

Using ArcGIS to Evaluate the Qattara Depression Solar-Hydroelectric Power Project part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students use ArcGIS to evaluate a proposal to generate hydroelectric power by piping water from the Mediterranean and dropping it into the sub-sea level Qattara Depression.

When is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine (College Level) part of Teaching with GIS:Examples
College-level adaptation of the Earth Exploration Toolbook chapter. Students explore the critical role phytoplankton play in the marine food web. -

Reading Topographic Maps and Calculating Map Scale part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Use a topographic map to deliniate a watershed, draw a map bar scale, and calculate a map ratio scale.

Barrier Islands and Coastal Geomorphology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students use Google Earth to evaluate barrier island evolution and migration and identify coastal landforms.

Stream Hydrology and Morphology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students create and interpret hydrographs, discharge data, and stream cross-sectional and longitudinal profiles.

Landslides and the Colorado Front Range Debris Flows of 2013 part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students complete two background readings to answer a variety of questions about landslides

Introduction to Online Topographic Maps part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students use geoPDFs and Google Earth topographic map layers to conduct a variety of measurements and answer questions

The Geologic Timescale and Paleoclimates part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Introductory Courses:Activities
This is a basic exercise in which students utilize a variety of online resources to answer questions about the geologic timescale, major theories in geology, and temporal scales of climate change.