James Myers

Geology & Geophysics

University of Wyoming

Workshop Leader and Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Copper Production in the High Peruvian Andes: Geology, Economics and Politics part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
This is a multi-component case study on copper and Peru. It attemps to look at a specific mineral resource through multiple lenses, e.g. geology, economics, regulation and political process.

Prospecting for Gold part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection
Gold prospecting exercise.

Courses (2)

Earth & Mineral Resources part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Courses
An interdisciplinary lecture-lab course for upper division focusing on the Earth and mineral resources that are critical to maintaining a modern, industrialized society. The course follows a resource, e.g. copper, ...

GEOL3650: Energy: A Geological Perspective part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Examines the energy needs of a modern industrialized society. Looks at the typesof energy, the natural laws that govern its use, transformation, and conservation. The different sources of energy available to modern ...

Essay (1)

James Myers part of Cutting Edge:Metacognition:Workshop 08:Participant Essays
Preparing Citizens: Examining the Role of Metacognition in Promoting Life-long Learning James D. Myers, Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming As members of a modern industrialized and ...

Other Contributions (3)

Coal: China, Energy and Kyoto - I. Evaluating Coal Leases for Possible Mining part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems:Teaching Activities
Students evaluate coal leases to determine their potential for coal mining. Each company, student group, creates subsurface geologic models for each lease. Using these models, they recommend to the company board of ...

Literacy Assessment part of Cutting Edge:Student Learning: Observing and Assessing:Activities
These activities are pre- and post-course surveys to assess improvement in the fundamental, technical and citizenship literacies necessary to turn scientific content into scientific knowledge and understanding. They collect background information, test quantitatively literacy proficiency and assess the student's confidence level.

James Myers part of Cutting Edge:Online Games:Workshop 08
James Myers Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming What is your experience with on-line games or environments? Create number of multimedia materials for class, construction of many Web resources for ...