Charles Ammon

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Geosciences
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

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Activities (2)

Earth Motion Monitor part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
An activity based around the display near real-time seismograms in the classroom.

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Seismogram Patterns part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
I assign this homework on the first day of class, after discussing the nature of science and mathematics, and the integral role of patterns in scientific discovery. The specific goal is to have students carefully observe the patterns in seismograms, before we being a detailed investigation of the physics of seismic waves excitation and propagation.


Events and Communities

Geophysics Workshop 2007 Participants

Visualizing Seismic Waves for Teaching and Research Participants: Presenter