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# Earth System Topics

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- Geography 2 matches
- Human Dimensions 7 matches
- Hydrology 1 match
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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". -

Using Mass Balance to Understand Atmospheric CFCs part of Examples

Students use an interactive online mass balance model help understand the observed levels of chlorofluorocarbon CFC-12 over the recent past. -

Long Term Ecological Resources part of Examples

Students analyze data on temperature and precipitation collected from 26 different Long Term Ecological Research sites and compare them with annual net primary productivity. The students then form an ecological ...

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. -

Seismicity and Relative Risk part of Examples

This activity introduces students to using real-time data about earthquakes to make decisions. -

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 ...