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Writing a hypothesis and designing an dxperiment for a high altitude balloon flight part of Cutting Edge:Undergraduate Research:2014 Workshop:Activities
This is a small part of a much larger project in which students complete an high altitude balloon flight (HAB). In this part they complete a series of steps that encourage collaboration, communication, cooperation, ...
Comparison of Two Hurricanes part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Activities
In this activity students synthesize ideas from lecture, reading, and viewing two PBS NOVA videos on hurricanes.
Global Atmospheric Circulation and the Indian Monsoon part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
In this project students learn through lecture, video, and sketching about the Coriolis effect, the "Six-Cell Generalized Global Atmospheric Circulation Model", the shifting ITCZ, the Indian Monsoon, and ...
Diversity of Marine Life part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
In this project, students perform library research on an assigned marine animal, create a formatted poster of their topic, and share with their classmates what they've learned in a poster session, conducted ...
Stabilization Wedges Game part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
Learning about complexities carbon stabilization firsthand with the Princeton University Carbon Mitigation Initiave's Sabilization Wedges Game
Marine Noise Pollution Silent Socratic Dialogue part of Geoscience in Two-year Colleges:Activities
In this Oceanography activity, students learn about the history of marine noise pollution and its effects on marine life, particularly cetaceans. The activity concludes with a paired debate using the Silent Socratic Dialogue method.
How to use the HR diagram part of Process of Science:Examples
Astronomy students learn how to use the Hertsprung-Russel diagram by plotting stellar data. HR diagram then reveals evolutionary stage of stars.
Astronomy part of Process of Science:Courses
Introductory level astronomy. The course focuses not only the science of astronomy but also on how astronomers learn about the night sky. Students spend considerable time with data, both raw (which in astronomy is ...
New York City and Hurricane Sandy's Storm Surge part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
David W. Kobilka, Geoscience, Central Lakes College-Brainerd Summary Much has been written about how Hurricane Sandy's storm surge made landfall at high tide. Certainly everyone has an intuitive sense for ...
Geoscience is by its nature interdisciplinary part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
David Kobilka, Earth Science, Central Lakes College-Brainerd Geoscience classes, especially those with an environmental component, are by nature interdisciplinary. For example, introductory Oceanography involves ...