# Examples

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

In addition to this collection there is a large collection of ConcepTest Examples.

Specialized sub-collections of longer activities , questions of the day and think-pair-share examples are also available.

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Psychic test part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

Show relative frequency converging to true probability by testing the psychic ability of your students. -

Count the Fs: Why a Sample instead of a Census? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

This interactive lecture activity motivates the need for sampling. "Why sample, why not just take a census?" Under time pressure, students count the number of times the letter F appears in a paragraph. ...

The Transformer: Simulation Lecture Demo part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

The activity presents an interactive lecture demonstration of the operation of a transformer using a simulation. -

Think-Pair-Share Analysis of the Operation of a Metal Detector part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

The activity presents a Think-Pair-Share analysis of a metal detector including a simulation. -

Work: pre, during and post class questions part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

This series of questions before instruction, in-class peer instruction, and post-instruction allow students to iterate and improve their understanding of work incrementally. -

Motion Concepts: Displacement, velocity, & acceleration graphs part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

Learning to Think about Gravity II: Aristotle to Einstein part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

The purpose of this exercise is to learn how to think about gravity, learn about scientific methodology, and transition from the Aristotelian to Newtonian to Einsteinian understanding of gravity. -

Projectile and Satellite Orbits part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

Gravitation introductory activity with interesting animation. The activity allows the student to revile the connection between the initial speed and the shape of satellite orbit. -

Science on a Skateboard - Applications of Newton's Third Law part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

A think, pair, share activity with Socratic questioning to help students begin to understand rocket propulsion. -

Will the egg break? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

This is a discrepant event that can be used to help students understand applications of the momentum-impulse theorem. Students are first asked to predict and hypothesize what will happen when an egg is thrown into ...