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The Floating Lithosphere - Isostasy part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Len Vacher, Dept of Geology, University of South Florida

Students are asked to numerically and then analytically determine the relations governing the depth of compensation.

Math Review part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities

Kallina Dunkle, Austin Peay State University

This is designed as an introductory lab for hydrogeology or other upper-level courses that are quantitative in nature in order to review key mathematical concepts that will be used throughout the semester.

World Population Activity II: Excel part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Activity and Starting Point page by R.M. MacKay. Clark College, Physics and Meteorology.

(Activity 2 of 2)In this intermediate Excel tutorial students import UNEP World population data/projections, graph this data, and then compare it to the mathematical model of logistic growth. -

Radiometric Dating part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

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Peter Kohn - James Madison University
Christopher Gellasch - U.S. Military Academy
Jim Sochacki - James Madison University
Scott Eaton - James Madison University
Richard Ford - Weber State University

This activity leads students through derivations of the equations associated with radiometric dating.

Density of Earth - Using Some Field Data part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Len Vacher, Dept of Geology, University of South Florida

This module addresses the problem of how to determine the density of the earth and has students do some field experiments to get the data they need to answer the problem.

The Floating Lithosphere - Eureka! part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Len Vacher, Dept of Geology, University of South Florida

In this module, students examine Archimede's Principle in general and as it applies to Isostacy.

Frequency of Large Earthquakes -- Introducing Some Elementary Statistical Descriptors part of Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum:General Collection:Examples

Len Vacher, Dept of Geology, University of South Florida

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students examine the number of large earthquakes (magnitude 7 and above) per year for 1970-1999 and 1940-1999. QL: descriptors of a frequency distribution.

Metric System Conversions: Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) activity part of MnSCU Partnership:PKAL-MnSCU Activities

Jeffrey Pribyl

This activity helps student learn to convert within the metric system and begin learning about process skill necessary for working in groups.

Reading Topographic Maps and Calculating Map Scale part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Leslie Kanat, Johnson State College

Use a topographic map to deliniate a watershed, draw a map bar scale, and calculate a map ratio scale.

Calculating and Comparing Tax Rates part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with the News:Examples

Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University

This example focuses on six letters to the editor. All six letters attempt to describe and compare the amount of taxes paid on two different incomes: $30,000 and $200,000. Tax rates are expressed in absolute ...