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This page currently houses examples from the geosciences. Examples specific to economics may be found at the economic examples page.

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    Carbon Dioxide Exercise part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples
    Students work in groups, plotting carbon dioxide concentrations over time on overheads and estimating the rate of change over five years. -

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    Constructing Phylogenetic Trees: The Whippo Story part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples
    An interactive lecture in which students use data on feeding habits and habitat, skeletons, and DNA sequences to draw phylogenetic trees. -

    Mapping Plate Boundaries part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples
    Students can discover plate boundaries by plotting different sets of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions on maps. These are then stacked on the overhead projector, outlining the tectonic plates. -