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Scorpions as Seismologists part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
Students investigate how seismologists and scorpions use wave travel times to locate sources of movement. The primary strength of this exercise is that it links geophysics and biology to enhance interest for ...

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Earth Motion Monitor part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
An activity based around the display near real-time seismograms in the classroom.

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Digital Sandstone Tutorial part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
The Tutorial Petrographic Image Atlas is designed to give students more exposure to petrographic features than they can get during organized laboratory periods.

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Modeling Glacier Erosion Through Time part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Activities
This lab could be adapted for an introductory geology course, upper division geomorphology course, or a climate change course. This activity is borrowed from John Harbor's paper in the Journal of Geoscience ...

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Mock Environmental Summit part of Role Playing:Examples
At the end of a six-week class or unit on global warming, students role-play representatives from various countries and organizations at an international summit on global warming. -

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How Fast Do Materials Weather? part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
A think-pair-share activity in which students calculate weathering rates from tombstone weathering data. -

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Floodplains in the field part of Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
In this lab, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and auguring techniques. -

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"Adopt an Outcrop" part of Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
Describing rock outcrops and hand specimens -

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Being P-Waves and S-Waves part of Role Playing:Examples
Teach students about P-waves and S-waves by having them model them with their own bodies. -

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Whose Fault Is It Anyway? part of Games:Examples
This game has students simulate the propagation of P and S waves after an earthquake and to use the lag between these to determine where in the simulation the earthquake occurred. -

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