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The Hidden Earth: Visualization of Geologic Features and their Subsurface Geometry part of SERC Web Resource CollectionJessey David
This PDF from researchers at Arizona State University illustrates useful graphs, charts and maps with which to teach undergraduates petrology and other processes beneath the earth's surface.
What Do You Know About Ozone? part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Eighth Grade Students' Understandings of Groundwater part of SERC Web Resource CollectionDaniel Dickerson, Karen Dawkins
According to national standards, eighth graders should possess appropriate understandings regarding groundwater and its role in the hydrologic cycle. This article describes a study of eighth-grade ...
First-Year Students 'Go Beyond' with Integrative Inquiry into Abrupt Change part of SERC Web Resource CollectionTricia Ferrett
In a first-year seminar on abrupt change in climate and human networks, the author analyzed student writing for integrative science learning that 'goes beyond'. Her research maps what students gain ...
Once in a Million Years: Teaching Geologic Time part of SERC Web Resource CollectionSusan E. Lewis, Kristen A. Lampe, Andrew J. Lloyd
Helping students understand the magnitude of geologic time: * strengthens student understanding of biological concepts * illustrates not just when things happened but also how they are interconnected ...
Scientific Argumentation in Earth System Science Education part of SERC Web Resource CollectionDiane Schweizer Clayton, Catherine Gautier
We investigate the merit of including deliberate instruction on argumentation and debate in an undergraduate Earth system science course. We examine sample student evaluations of arguments ...
Systems Theory and Modeling part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Earth's climate: past and future part of SERC Print Resource Collection
William F. Ruddiman
(From Book News, Inc.) In this introductory climate science textbook, Ruddiman (environmental sciences, U. of Virginia) summarizes 550 million years of Earth's climate changes, including the impact ...
The Hidden Earth: Visualization of Geologic Features and their Subsurface Geometry part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Michael D. Piburn, Stephen J. Reynolds, Debra E. Leedy, Carla M. McAuliffe, James P. Burk, Julia K. Johnson
Describes development and testing of computer-based materials for improving understanding of topographic maps and block diagrams and the associated visualization skills. Paper presented at the annual ...
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This article presents the software, A Virtual Journey within the Rock Cycle, which was developed as a microworld game meant to enhance students' ability to perceive the rock cycle in terms of a ...