Examples of Undergraduate Research Experiences
Here are examples of undergraduate research experiences that you can use as models for developing your own. Some of the pedagogical practices described in other parts of Starting Point can be developed as undergraduate research experiences as well. Others can be considered supporting structures for undergraduate research.
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Natural Disaster Risk at Home part of Examples
Students analyze the natural disaster threat and potential mitigation techniques of their (family) home.
Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards, Solid Earth:Volcanoes, Surface Processes:Weathering, Erosion, Mass Wasting, Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Rocks, Solid Earth:Plate Tectonics, Hydrology, Oceans, Atmosphere:Weather, Hydrology:Surface Water
Analyzing beach sands with a SEM/EDS part of Examples
Students pose a question that can be answered using the SEM and sand they have previously collected from beach profiles.
Earth System Topics: Surface Processes:Coastal Processes, Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Rocks, Minerals