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Geoscience Fundamentals part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
Geoscience Fundamentals is a workshop-style course that introduces sophomore-level geoscience majors to very basic philosophical, methodological, and historical foundations of the geosciences. As described in the ...

Subject: Geoscience
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing

Evaporation: Investigating factors that affect it part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is an investigation regarding evaporation and the factors that affect it.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing

Exploring Effects of Oil Spills on Birds part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity allows children to explore the effects of oil spills on birds.

Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science, Chemistry
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing

Investigating the Rock Cycle Through Writing and Illustrating part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a quantative writing activity where students will use writing and illustrations to show their knowledge of the basic rock cycle.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Sedimentary Geology:Weathering
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing

Investigating the Water Cycle: Using Plants to Study Evaporation part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this science activity, students investigate the water cycle by testing the water evaporated from leaves (transpiration) in a field experience. Students use elements of this information to track the water cycle through it's various stages.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing

Flow Characteristics of the Crow River part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students make observations, formulate a question, construct and collect data on that question on stream flow on the Crow River in Central Minnesota

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills:Writing, Communication Skills

Stream investigation: Investigate how a local stream might have an impact on our surrounding landscape. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students will make stream observations to determine its geologic processes and influence to our local topography.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills, :Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills:Writing

Mary Anning: An artistic look at the "Princess of Paleontology" part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This lesson is a classroom activity where students learn about paleontologist Mary Anning, briefly learn about sedimentary rock, and complete observation drawings of Platteville Limestone fossils.

Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills:Writing, Communication Skills

Investigating Clouds: How do clouds form? What are the different types of clouds? part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This plan involves observing and labeling clouds and conducting an experiment on how clouds form.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills, :Writing, Writing:Quantitative Writing

The Science of Puddles part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation of puddles where students gather data and record their findings.

Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry:Acids & Bases, Chemistry, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle, Geoscience
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing, Communication Skills, :Writing:Quantitative Writing

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