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Using Satellite Data and Google Earth to Explore the Shape of Ocean Basins and Bathymetry of the Sea Floor part of Examples
This activity is for an introductory oceanography course. It is designed to allow students to use various tools (satellite images, Google Earth) to explore the shape of the sea floor and ocean basins in order to gain a better understanding of both the processes that form ocean basins, as well as how the shape of ocean basins influences physical and biological processes.
Microsoft Excel Basic Tutorial part of Examples
This assignment walks students through the creation of an Excel spreadsheet, step by step. It includes numerical fills via copy, creation of fixed and relative formulas, formula fill via copy, and some summary functions.
Analysis of simple harmonic oscillator in a single video clip part of Examples
One video clip, with embedded graphs, can be used to help students understand the mathematical relationships that describe simple harmonic motion.
Conservation of energy of while rolling down a hill part of Examples
Students analyze video clips of kids rolling down a hill on skates, scooters, and bikes to determine whether mechanical energy is conserved.
Measuring velocity of objects using video clips part of Examples
Students learn to determine the velocity of moving objects by doing simple analysis of video clips.
Conservation of energy of a rollercoaster using high speed video part of Examples
A high speed video clip of a roller coaster is used as an example of conservation of mechanical energy. Student use the video to determine whether mechanical energy is conserved while the roller coaster rolls up, and then back down a hil.
Transgenic Fly Lab part of Simulations:Examples
This virtual fly lab provides participants with knowledge to better understand contruct and transpose DNA, transgenic organisms, gene expression, and circadian rhythm.
Supply Chain Management Simulation Activity part of Simulations:Examples
A free online simulation that demonstrated the bull-whip effect, and the complexities of supply chain management, responding to changes in customer demand.
Economics and the Tragedy of the Commons part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Simulations:Examples
In both macroeconomics and microeconomics principles courses, economists teach the virtue of markets as an allocative mechanism. But markets sometimes fail. This example allows students to simulate the market ...
Fair Model part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Simulations:Examples
The Fair model web site includes a freely available United States macroeconomic econometric model and a multicounty econometric model. The models run on the Windows OS. Instructors can use the models to teach ...
Zero-Intelligence Trading in Markets part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Simulations:Examples
A Netlogo implementation of Gode and Sunders (1993) ZI-Trading model. Students explore whether efficiency in the market is determined by the market or by human rationality.
Reflection and Absorption of Light part of Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to a light sensor and temperature probe to explore the reflection and absorption of light.
Water Quality part of Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to a conductivity probe to measure the total dissolved solids in local area water samples.
Comparing Sunscreens part of Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to an ultra-violet sensor to compare the relative blocking power of different SPF sunscreens for the UVB region of the solar spectrum.
Where Is North part of Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to a magnetic field sensor to measure the magnitude and direction of their local Earth's magnetic field .
Measuring the coefficient of friction of a skater on ice part of Examples
Students use video analysis of ice skaters gliding across the ice to determine the coefficient of friction between the skates and the ice. Materials include instructions and six videos that can be used for analysis.
Estimating Primary Production in the Oceans from Satellite Data part of Examples
Introductory Concepts in Soil Chemistry part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This is an introductory lab for Environmental Science, investigating the bulk density of soil and water holding capacity.
Writing Poems from Dragonfly Facts part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a creative writing assignment in which first graders create poetry from scientific information about dragonflies.