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Calculation of your personal carbon footprint part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Energy:Energy Activities
This worksheet walks the students through the steps for calculating their personal carbon footprint. Additionally it helps them consider options for reducing their carbon footprint and the potential costs of those ...
Metacognition Training through Think-Aloud Pair Problem Solving [TAPPS]: Two Lessons about Rivers part of Cutting Edge:Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Metacognition:Activities
Attached is a description of how to use "Think-aloud Pair Problem Solving" in a classroom. It is followed with two lesson plans on the topic of rivers.
Course Information Survey part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Online Teaching:Activities for Teaching Online
This activity is a brief quiz to be completed at beginning of course that provides information to instructor about the internet access and computer resources of each student as well as assesses whether student has ...
The Cosmic Calendar part of Cutting Edge:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
In this activity, one takes ALL of time, from the beginning of time (i.e., the Big Bang) all the way up to today, but one compresses it into one year. One can do this for all levels of students depending on how ...
Where's the volcanic threat? part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
Students investigate Costa Rican volcanic hazards using (a) the amount of silica in volcanic rocks, (b) a highly-simplified geologic map and (c) a satellite image of Costa Rican night time illumination (i.e., human ...
Rock and mineral laboratory exercises in large auditorium classes part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
These exercises provide an opportunity for students in large auditorium classes with "hands on" examination of typical rocks and minerals and their properties.
Westward Ho! How Far is Yonder Mountain part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
PowerPoint module leading students through development of a spreadsheet to calculate the distance of a mountain peak from coplanar vertical angles shot from two points a known distance apart.
Marine Microfossils and Biostratigraphy part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Paleontology:Activities
This exercise set explores marine microfossil distributions in deep-sea cores. Students are guided to apply a biostratigraphic zonation and interpret relative age, correlate from one region of the world ocean to ...
Principles, Structure, & Implementation of International Environmental Law part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Study Questions Lecture 5: Melting & Igneous Rocks part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Study Questions Lecture 6: Volcanoes & Volcanism part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Project NOPP Drifters part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Virtual Earthquake part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Computers in Chemistry at Cabrillo College part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Glacial Landforms part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Flooding Exercises part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Water Science for Schools part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Distribution of Active Volcanoes Exercise part of SERC Web Resource Collection