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Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book describes how Milankovitch cycles work, that is, how slight variations in Earth's rotation and orbit cause ice ages. Over tens of thousands of years, changes in the eccentricity of Earth's ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Complex Systems

Creationism's Propaganda Assault on Deep Time and Evolution part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article summarizes the Flood-Creation timeline and the efforts of the ICR (the Institute for Creation Research) to spread their beliefs, and suggests that scientists persuade the public to ...

Fossils: the Key to the Past part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book is targeted to the general public and explains geologic time, rocks, and fossils (both in terms of the organisms that made them and how they formed). It also discusses evolution, ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time

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, ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time
Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology, Biology

Evolution and Ecology: The Pace of Life part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book deals with punctuated-equilibrium evolutionary mechanisms during the Quaternary. The author argues that frequent (on a scale of tens of thousands of years) ice ages and related climate ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time

Creationism's geologic time scale part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a detailed description and debunking of the entire Flood-Creation timeline supported by most Creation Scientists. The Flood-Creation timeline begins 6,000 years ago with the creation of the ...

Research on Learning: Geoscience Expertise:Geologic Time

Teaching Physics with Physics Suite part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book aims to help educators learn to be more effective at teaching physics. It describes a variety of tools for improving both teaching and learning, including new kinds of homework and exam ...

Research on Learning: Assessment, Instructional Design:Use of Technology

Research Methodologies in Science Education: Qualitative Data part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education describes the work of a graduate student in geology who used a qualitative approach in an introductory geology class to determine how the course ...

Research on Learning: Assessment:Classroom Methods, Meta-Analysis
Subject: Education:Assessment

Research Methodologies in Science Education: Undergraduate Research Mentoring, Teacher Workshops, and K-12 Outreach Activities part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education examines which characteristics are central to quality research experiences for undergraduates and science teachers, what mentors can do to improve ...

Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Incorporating Research Experiences, Ways Of Learning:Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential, Assessment:Program Evaluation
Subject: Education:Assessment, Education

Research Methodologies in Science Education - Strategies for Productive Assessment part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education provides guidelines that help interpret published education research, apply this research to a classroom, and engage in research endeavors. The ...

Research on Learning: Assessment:Classroom Methods, Meta-Analysis
Subject: Education:Assessment, Education


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