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# Earth System Topics

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Phenylketonuira part of Examples

In this activity, students are assigned different alleles of the gene for phenylalanine hydroxylase to research using OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man). They are then asked to both explain and illustrate ...

Sun Spot Analysis part of Examples

Introductory students use Excel to graph monthly mean Greenwich sunspot numbers from 1749 to 2004 and perform a spectral analysis of the data using the free software program "Spectra". -

Water Quality-Total Dissolved Solids part of Examples

Students use a microcomputer connected to a conductivity probe to measure the total dissolved solids in local area water samples. -

Microsoft Excel Basic Tutorial part of Examples

This assignment walks students through the creation of an Excel spreadsheet, step by step. It includes numerical fills via copy, creation of fixed and relative formulas, formula fill via copy, and some summary ...

Measuring velocity of objects using video clips part of Examples

Students learn to determine the velocity of moving objects by doing simple analysis of video clips. -

Conservation of energy of a rollercoaster using high speed video part of Examples

A high speed video clip of a roller coaster is used as an example of conservation of mechanical energy. Student use the video to determine whether mechanical energy is conserved while the roller coaster rolls up, ...

Conservation of energy of while rolling down a hill part of Examples

Students analyze video clips of kids rolling down a hill on skates, scooters, and bikes to determine whether mechanical energy is conserved. -

Analysis of simple harmonic oscillator in a single video clip part of Examples

One video clip, with embedded graphs, can be used to help students understand the mathematical relationships that describe simple harmonic motion. -

Electrical Analysis of Wind Power part of Examples

For this experiment, students use a DC motor as a generator and various shaped turbine designs to test which design produces the most electrical power. Using a fan to generate the "wind", students attach ...

Ocean Circulation part of Examples

Students view and analyze buoy, satellite, temperature vs. depth data to learn about ocean circulation and how is related to atmospheric circulation. -