University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Partitioning of thrust and strike/slip faulting in oblique subduction part of MARGINS Data in the Classroom:MARGINS Mini-Lessons
Oblique subduction results in distinct sets of faults with either just thrust or mainly strike/slip motion and that back-arc thrust belts show little oblique strain compared to forearc areas.
Boulder ID part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
Groups of students participate in identification of decorative boulder fields used as landscaping. Groups try to identify rock type and challenge the identifications of other groups.
Modeling Earth and Environmental Systems part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems:Courses
In this course, students will build and use models of climatic, hydrologic, geochemical, and human systems, explore the basic concepts of systems modeling, use models to test hypotheses, and find out about the ...
The Oceans part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Introductory general science and general education survey course on oceanography. Includes treatment of geologic, chemical, physical and biological oceanography in 3 lectures per week.
Steve Hurst part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems:Workshop 2010:Participant Essays
Steve Hurst, University of Illinois The two major problems in teaching complex systems as I define them are 1.) student expectations of simple "cause and effect" relationships are eliminated for the most ...