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Exercise 8: Using LiDAR and GPS data to model the water table in ArcScene part of Cutting Edge:GIS and Remote Sensing:Activities2

Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Tutorial for using the new LiDAR tools (LAS dataset and LAS toolbar) in ArcGIS 10.1 (Acrobat (PDF) 13.8MB Nov6 13). Same LiDAR Tutorial as a Word doc (Microsoft Word ...

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US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice and use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. -

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Vostok Ice Core: Excel (Mac or PC) part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students use Excel to graph and analyze Vostok ice core data (160,000 years of Ice core data from Vostok Station). Data includes ice age, ice depth, carbon dioxide, methane, dust, and deuterium isotope relative ...

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Waves Through Earth: Interactive Online Mac and PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students vary the seismic P and S wave velocity through each of four concentric regions of Earth and match "data" for travel times vs. angular distance around Earth's surface from the source to ...

World Population Activity II: Excel part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

(Activity 2 of 2)In this intermediate Excel tutorial students import UNEP World population data/projections, graph this data, and then compare it to the mathematical model of logistic growth. -

Evolution, Natural Selection and Speciation part of Conceptual Models:Conceptual Models Examples

In this out of class tutorial, students explore several examples of natural selection and speciation.

Human Demographics part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

In this biology simulation students explore factors that change human population growth including age at which women begin to bear children, fertility rate and death rate. -

Genetic Drift part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

In this biology simulation, students use a mathematical simulation of genetic drift to answer questions about the factors that influence this evolutionary process. Students run a series of simulations varying ...

Playdough geology part of Cutting Edge:Environmental Geology:Activities

This activity utilizes kinestetic learning by having students make models of geologic concepts, landscapes and processes using playdough in the classroom. Key words: kinestetic learning, playdough

World Population Activity I: Excel part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

(Activity 1 of 2) This activity is primarily intended as an introductory tutorial on using Excel. Students use Excel to explore population dynamics using the Logistic equation for (S-shaped) population growth. -