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Teaching Activity Collection

These activities have been developed or adapted by Carleton faculty. For many more assignments from multiple disciplines, see the SERC activity collection. These assignments are presented in a common format so that other educators can make use of them more easily. Faculty are invited to submit activities to the collection at any time.


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Science of Post 2012 Global Climate Change Treaty part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
This project examines the role of science in political and economic decision of a selected country so as to project what the selected country's position might be in 2012 Global Climate Change Conference.

Carbon Sequestration of Eastside Neighborhood Trees part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Carbon Sequestration of Eastside Neighborhood Trees in Northfield, MN

Mystery in Alaska: A Study of the 2000 Fishing Ban part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Solving Mystery in Alaska and investigating the role of science in July 2000 Alaska fishing ban with the intention to protect Steller sea lions.

Cultural Reading of movies in an advanced culture class in French part of Quantitative Writing:Examples
Students analyze the cultural relevance of various French films with the help of statistical data.

Subject: Languages:French

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Elizabeth Clark and Mary Savina, Carleton College - This activity uses historical precipitation and temperature data from the NDP-041 data set to expose students to the types and applications of climatological ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Measurements, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

Reconstructing the Evolution of Cauliflower and Broccoli part of Teaching Genomics at Small Colleges:Genomics Instructional Units Minicollection
This laboratory exercise focuses on the connections between plant genetics and morphology.

Subject: Biology:Evolution, Biology, :Molecular

Human Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Determination part of Teaching Genomics at Small Colleges:Genomics Instructional Units Minicollection
In this laboratory exercise, students determine which allelic form of a particular single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) they have (one located in an intron, and not associated with any known phenotype). Students ...

Subject: Biology, :Evolution:Bioinformatics

Structuring Auction Process part of ACM Pedagogic Resources:ACM/FaCE:Projects:Integrating Sustainability into the Undergraduate Curriculum:Activities
An experiment to help students understand the effect of different methods to allocate scarce resources.

Subject: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Economics

Where does your energy come from? Analyzing your energy bill part of ACM Pedagogic Resources:ACM/FaCE:Projects:Integrating Sustainability into the Undergraduate Curriculum:Activities
Students use utility bills to determine the cost and sources of energy in their households.

Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Energy Policy, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Energy:Energy Policy , Environmental Science:Energy

Common Resource Experiment: Simulating Tragedy of the Commons in a Classroom part of ACM Pedagogic Resources:ACM/FaCE:Projects:Integrating Sustainability into the Undergraduate Curriculum:Activities
An in-class activity intended to introduce students to the Tragedy of the Commons, its causes and potential solutions.

Subject: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Economics