Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
SUNY College at Oneonta
Evaluating the Effects of Local Energy Resource Development part of Cutting Edge:Energy:Energy Activities
This is a semester-long, jigsaw project for a class of 20 to 25 students that has students work in teams to explore the effects of energy resource development on local water resources, economics and society.
Seismic refraction exercise for a hydrogeology course part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
This problem has students analyze seismic refraction data to determine the depth to the water table and stratigraphy. Simple, useful, and gratifying.
Using physical observations to guess the interior of a globe part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
This activity introduces students to the need for geophysics and the application of several geophysical methods commonly employed. Students are given a hollow globe that contains various objects and asked to infer the contents of the globe using geophysical observations.