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JiTT - The Future of Global Climate
Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine
1) According to NASA, why is Earth's climate warming? 2) Is the Geritol solution the solution to global warming? Explain what the "Geritol solution" is, and then state your opinion as to why you ...
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Physical , Geoscience:Geology
Using eJournal writing assignments to assess learning and classroom community
Ed Laine, Bowdoin College
About every two weeks I ask each student in my introductory course to write brief responses to questions I pose to them. They write these in an e-Journal, a part of the blog function of BlackBoard. My laboratory ...
Applications of Vector Operators for Surface Atmospheric/Oceanic Processes
David Smith, United States Naval Academy
This lab exercise provides students with activities utilizing vector operations within the context of the atmospheric and oceanic environments.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air pressure, Winds, Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical
Coral Bleaching: Making Our Oceans Whiter
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
This lesson plan deals with coral reefs and the recent crisis of coral bleaching. It suggests that students engage in a role-playing debate about modifying human activity to protect reefs. -
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change
Exploring Seafloor Topography
DATA: Digital Elevation Model Data. TOOL: GeoMapApp. SUMMARY: Explore a timeline about how we have learned about the oceans. Construct a profile across the Atlantic Ocean and create 3-D visualizations of the seafloor.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Oceanography:Physical , Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geography:Geospatial
Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk CT - Field Trip Assignment
Eryn Klosko, SUNY Westchester Community College
Self-guided field trip assignment to the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk CT
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Marine Resources, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources
Slinky and Waves
This physical model presented by Jeffrey S. Barker, Associate Professor of Geophysics, Pennsylvania State University. Starting Point page organized by R.M. MacKay.
Use a Slinky to show:P and S waves, Wave reflection, and Standing waves in interactive lecture demonstration. -
Subject: Physics:Oscillations & Waves:Wave Motion, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Rheology/Behavior of Materials
Oceans Socratic Questioning
Oceans Socratic questions and answers. -
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics
Human Impacts on Sharks: Developing an Essay Through Peer-Review on a Discussion Board
Laura Guertin, Penn State Brandywine
Through a discussion board, students comment and respond to paper topics on the human impacts on sharks. -
Subject: Biology:Ecology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology
Tsunami Travel Time Approximation
Eric Grosfils, Pomona College
Eric Grosfils, Pomona College Summary Students are asked to calculate approximate tsunami travel times across the Pacific basin. The assignment builds off of a lab introducing students to Spatial Analyst, and ...
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Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards