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Where is North? part of Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to a magnetic field sensor to measure the magnitude and direction of their local Earth's magnetic field .

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geography:Physical

Using Satellite Data and Google Earth to Explore the Shape of Ocean Basins and Bathymetry of the Sea Floor part of Examples
This activity is for an introductory oceanography course. It is designed to allow students to use various tools (satellite images, Google Earth) to explore the shape of the sea floor and ocean basins in order to gain a better understanding of both the processes that form ocean basins, as well as how the shape of ocean basins influences physical and biological processes.

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics

Investigating the Ocean: Exploring ecological provinces using satellite imagery and oceanographic cruise data part of Examples

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Biological

Bioinformatics part of Examples
This exercise contains two interrelated modules that introduce students to modern biological techniques in the area of Bioinformatics, which is the application of computer technology to the management of biological information. The need for Bioinformatics has arisen from the recent explosion of publicly available genomic information, such as that resulting from the Human Genome Project.

Subject: Biology:Diversity, Microbiology

Seismicity and Relative Risk part of Examples
This activity introduces students to using real-time data about earthquakes to make decisions.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Seismology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity

Electrical Analysis of Wind Power part of Examples
For this experiment, students use a DC motor as a generator and various shaped turbine designs to test which design produces the most electrical power. Using a fan to generate the "wind", students attach ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Renewable & Alternative Energy

Estimating Primary Production in the Oceans from Satellite Data part of Examples

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Chemical, Biological

Environmental impacts of oil production in Alaska part of Examples
An activity designed to enable the students to access the impact of oil-development on environment in Alaska. Students will draw conclusion based on various data and reading various views.

Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels,

Conservation of energy of while rolling down a hill part of Examples
Students analyze video clips of kids rolling down a hill on skates, scooters, and bikes to determine whether mechanical energy is conserved.

Subject: Mathematics:Statistics:Data Collection, Physics:Classical Mechanics:Work and Energy, Physics:Classical Mechanics, Physics

Measuring velocity of objects using video clips part of Examples
Students learn to determine the velocity of moving objects by doing simple analysis of video clips.

Subject: Physics:Classical Mechanics:Gravity, Motion in One Dimension



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