Mark Schmitz

Geosciences

Boise State University

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Activities (3)

"ZirChron" Virtual Zircon Analysis App part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Petrology:Teaching Examples
This web-based app is designed to help students evaluate a radioisotopic age and its uncertainty based upon the collection of data, the application of statistics, and the interpretation of geological and analytical ...

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Radiocarbon dating project part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
This is an example of an activity used in a Quaternary Geochronology course, in which a small group of students (3-4) is tasked with transforming a set of activity measurements into radiocarbon ages and calibrated ...

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REE Modeling of Melting and Crystallization part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geochemistry:Activities
This exercise is used in and out of class for exploring the use of trace elements to model melting and crystallization processes; it emphasizes quantitative skills and constructing numerical models.

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Evolution of Western North America part of Process of Science:Courses
This course is designed to provide future geoscientists with a basic understanding of how geological processes have shaped the structure and evolution of the western North American continent. The study of the ...

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Quaternary Geochronology part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Rates and Time:Courses
This course is designed to examine the principles and methods of the most widely used numerical dating methodologies for the Quaternary period (roughly the last two million years of Earth history), and how they ...

"ZirChron" Virtual Zircon Analysis App part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Teaching Demonstrations:Tuesday B
This application was developed to promote deeper understanding of the science of geochronology, including the integration of crystal-scale relative dating principles with numerical dating via radioisotope ...