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Whose Fault Is It Anyway? part of Examples
This game has students simulate the propagation of P and S waves after an earthquake and to use the lag between these to determine where in the simulation the earthquake occurred.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Geoscience:Geology

Stabilization Wedges Game part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
Learning about complexities carbon stabilization firsthand with the Princeton University Carbon Mitigation Initiave's Sabilization Wedges Game

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Mitigation of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Sustainability

An Interactive Game Approach to Learning in Historical Geology and Paleontology part of Examples
The instructor uses a series of games to help students identify and answer questions about fossils. The game grows more complex over time as the instructors add rules and phyla to identify.

Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology, Geology:Historical Geology

Rock/Mineral Scavenger Hunt part of Examples
Take students into the field and give each team a list of rocks or mineral types you want found and brought back within the time limit.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties

Allosaur Survival Game part of Examples
In this online computer game, players must figure out how to keep an Allosaurus from starving or being eaten until it grows to adulthood.

Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Ecology, Biology:Ecology:Principles

Welcome to Planet Oit! part of Examples
This is an online adventure game in which players prospect for minerals on a virtual geologically realistic world.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentary Textures , Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties

Wheel of... Geology! part of Examples
This quiz game is intended to help students review for an upcoming exam. Topics of questions are randomly determined by spinning a wheel. Teams answer questions using electronic CPS handhelds.

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, Oceanography, Geology, Lunar and Planetary Science, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Biology, Education:Assessment:Exam, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science

GPS Treasure Hunt part of Examples
Students are divided into teams, each of which is given a list of instructions and a GPS unit, and sent to find certain locations. At each stop, they identify a particular building stone or a plant.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geography:Geospatial, Biology, Environmental Science

Virtual Oil Well Game part of Examples
This strategy game has players prospect for oil using seismic profiles on limited budgets.

Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, , GeoscienceGeologyGeophysics

Correlation Guessing Game part of Examples
In this game activity, students match correlation values with plots generated by the applet. Competition in this game setting encourages students to become more involved in the classroom and attainment of learning objectives.

Subject: Mathematics:Statistics:Statistical Inference and Techniques, Mathematics, Statistics:Data Presentation, Mathematics:Statistics

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