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Geologic Puzzles: Morrison Formation part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lectures:Examples

Images of faulted strata, tilted turbidites, and beach rocks bring the field into the classroom, giving students practice in doing what geoscientists do. These images are examples of geologic puzzles.

The Sleeping Mountain part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Role Playing:Examples

In this role-playing scenario, students represent townspeople whose lives and livelihoods are endangered by an active volcano which may or may not erupt in the near future.

Analyzing the Antarctic Ozone Hole (College Level) part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with GIS:Examples

College-level adaptation of a chapter in the Earth Exploration Toolbook. Examine satellite images of atmospheric ozone in the Southern Hemisphere to study changes in concentration over a time.

Investigating Earthquakes: GIS Mapping and Analysis (College Level) part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with GIS:Examples

This is a college-level adaptation of a chapter from the Earth Exploration Toolbook. The students download global quake data over a time range and use GIS to interpret the tectonic context.

Teaching Mineral and Rock Identification with a Jigsaw Activity part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Jigsaws:Examples

In this Jigsaw activity, groups of four students are tasked with identifying 20 different minerals (or rocks).

The Boxing Day Tsunami part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Google Earth:Examples

Undergraduate students map data from the National Geophysical Data Center and the United States Geological Survey on Google Earth and study visualizations in order to explore the causes and effects of the Tsunami ...

Northwest Passage part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Google Earth:Examples

An investigation of changes in polar regions using Google Earth.

The Pet Rock Project - Developing Professional Communication in a Petrology Course part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Professional Communications Projects:Examples

How Fast Do Materials Weather? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lectures:Examples

A think-pair-share activity in which students calculate weathering rates from tombstone weathering data.

Carbon Dioxide Exercise part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lectures:Examples

Students work in groups, plotting carbon dioxide concentrations over time on overheads and estimating the rate of change over five years.

Vostok Ice Core: Excel (Mac or PC) part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Mathematical and Statistical Models:Examples

Students use Excel to graph and analyze Vostok ice core data (160,000 years of Ice core data from Vostok Station). Data includes ice age, ice depth, carbon dioxide, methane, dust, and deuterium isotope relative abundance.

US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Mathematical and Statistical Models:Examples

Students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice and use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates.

Global Temperatures part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Data:Examples

Students analyze the global temperature record from 1867 to the present. Long-term trends and shorter-term fluctuations are both evaluated.

The Modern Atmospheric CO2 Record part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Data:Examples

Students compare carbon dioxide (CO2) data from Mauna Loa Observatory, Barrow (Alaska), and the South Pole over the past 40 years to help them better understand what controls atmospheric CO2.

Earth's Radiation Budget: Part 1 part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Data:Examples

In this activity students explore the Earth's radiation budget using Earth radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) data archived at the IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library (more info) .

Comparing Carbon Calculators part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Data:Examples

Carbon calculators, no matter how well intended as tools to help measure energy footprints, tend to be black boxes and can produce wildly different results, depending on the calculations used to weigh various ...

How Do We Estimate Magma Viscosity? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine how magma viscosity varies with temperature, fraction of crystals, and water content using the non-Arrhenian VFT model.

Bubbles in Magmas part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet and apply the ideal gas law to model the velocity of a bubble rising in a viscous magma.

Porosity and Permeability of Magmas part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet for an iterative calculation to find volume of bubbles and hence porosity, permeability and gas escape as a function of depth.

Fracture Fundamentals: A Cheesy Analog part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples

This activity has students make small cuts in processed cheese food and then apply shear stress perpendicular or parallel to the cuts to see what sort of fracturing will occur.