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Minnesota Lake Monitoring Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water
Scientific Argumentation in Earth System Science Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Subject: Education, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change
Geomorphology and the World Wide Web part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper examines the possibilities and risks involved in using technology and the World Wide Web to improve the teaching of geomorphology. It also addresses the potential of the web as a research ...
Spatial Abilities of High-School Students in the Perception of Geologic Structures part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Spatial abilities are required to study structural geology. The Geo3D software which the authors of the article have created allows high school students to perceive geological structures and envision ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations
A two-week guided inquiry project for an undergraduate geomorphology course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Field's example deals with braided and meandering rivers. He maintains a balance between structure and freedom within the assignment and gives resources for field and lab studies, with a whole ...
A new interactive class and lab for undergraduate non-geology majors on Earth, climate, and life through time part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Earth, Climate, and Life through Time is an Earth history course with a lab. Earth history is taught three times: first emphasizing the solid Earth and plate tectonics, again emphasizing the ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology
Evolution and the Fossil Record part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This publication of the American Geological Institute is a non-technical introduction to evolution and aims to help the general public gain a better understanding of some of the fundamental ...
Collaborative learning in an upper-division university geobiology course part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The paleontology course described in this article has fully half of the lecture time devoted to group projects: reviewing original literature, engaging in debate, working with data sets and solving ...
Mass Extinction Debates: How Science Works in a Crisis part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a history of science project documenting a controversy as it unfolds. The controversy in question is whether the K/T extinction was caused by catastrophic volcanism or an asteroid impact. ...
Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology:Extinction and Diversity , Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Geology, Biology
On Methuselah's Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book reviews modern survivors of lineages greatly reduced by mass extinctions and discusses why those lineages got hit so much harder than others. Examples include the chambered nautilus, ...
Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology, Biology