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The Evolution of Earth through Time part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
This activity is designed for large freshman courses (>200 students) and is used in-class. The activity requires a short (15 minute) overview of Earth history before students have the opportunity to work through ...
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Multiple temporal scales of landscapes and landforms part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
This exercise provides students with a timescale and list of geomorphic landforms and processes. The activity requires that students utilize their knowledge of process-driving mechanisms to place landforms and ...
Making geoscience more relevant: A game of catch up part of Integrate:Workshops:Broadening Access to the Earth and Environmental Sciences:Essays
Philip Stokes, Geosciences, The University of Arizona To learn more about public attitudes towards geoscience, we collected data from 92 local middle school students who attended a geoscience-themed outreach event ...
Teaching time: A cultural approach to an old topic part of Workshop 2012:Essays
Phil Stokes, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona On the subject of mortality, poet Robert Hunter penned: But it's just a box of rain1 or a ribbon for your hair Such a long, long time to be gone ...