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- Water Quality and Quantity 17 matches including water resource management, water quality and water treatment
- Air Quality 10 matches
- Energy 23 matches sources, supply, reserves, uses
- Waste 11 matches
- Mineral Resources 3 matches includes precious metals, base metals, industrial minerals, aggregate
- Forest Resources 3 matches
- Soils and Agriculture 4 matches
- Oceans and Coastal Resources 6 matches
- Land Use and Planning 10 matches planning, zoning, sprawl issues, urban heat island
- Human Population 9 matches
- Sustainability 13 matches
- Natural Hazards 40 matches
- Global Change and Climate 61 matches
- Ecosystems 75 matches
- Policy 39 matches

## Environmental Science

41 matches General/Other# Pedagogy

- Lecture 38 matches
- Interactive Lectures 9 matches
- Socratic Questioning 2 matches
- In-class Problems 1 match
- Role Playing 21 matches
- Games 9 matches
- Debates 2 matches
- Demonstrations 4 matches
- Gallery Walk 8 matches
- Writing 2 matches
- Quantitative Writing 3 matches
- Peer Review 6 matches
- Projects 3 matches
- Investigative Case Based Learning 10 matches
- Student Research 1 match
- Group Work 1 match
- Jigsaw 2 matches
- Just in Time Teaching 6 matches
- Cooperative Learning 20 matches
- Campus-Based Learning 4 matches
- Service Learning 6 matches
- Teaching with Visuals 14 matches
- Teaching with Data 13 matches
- Teaching with Models 14 matches
- Teaching with Conceptual Models 1 match
- Mathematical and Statistical Models 13 matches
- Teaching with Technology 15 matches
- Teaching with GIS 10 matches
- Class Response Systems 2 matches
- Simulations and Games 1 match
- Laboratory 1 match
- Field 3 matches
- ConcepTests 20 matches
- Course Design 3 matches
- Quantitative Skills 6 matches
- Quantitative Literacy 2 matches
- Quantitative Reasoning 2 matches
- Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum 19 matches
- Teaching Communication 2 matches
- Question of the Day 3 matches
- Teaching with an Earth History Approach 3 matches
- Lecture Tutorials 1 match
- Problem Solving 11 matches
- Teaching with Google Earth 5 matches
- Teaching with Cases 3 matches

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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.

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.

Energy Consumption Rates across the USA and the World part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Google Earth:Examples

A investigation of differences in rates and categories of energy use between countries and US states

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.

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 ...

2004 Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Project part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Cooperative Learning:Examples

Students are employees of a unit of the United Nations responsible for coordinating disaster relief after a major disaster (the 2004 Asian Earthquake and Tsunami) occurs. The agency needs to understand the situation in each country so that it can coordinate the work of various governments and NGO (nongovernmental organizations) working in the affected area.

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.

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.

Campus Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Campus-Based Learning:Examples

Students conduct a greenhouse gas emission inventory for their college or university. Students analyze findings and present information to the college or university community.

Whose Fault Is It Anyway? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Games:Examples

This game has students simulate the propagation of P and S waves after an earthquake and to use the lag between these to determine where in the simulation the earthquake occurred.

How Does Surface Deformation at an Active Volcano Relate to Pressure and Volume Change in the Magma Chamber? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to examine and apply the Mogi model for horizontal and vertical surface displacement vs. depth and pressure conditions in the magma chamber.

Floodplains in the field part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples

In this lab, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and auguring techniques.

What Should We Do About Global Warming? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Role Playing:Examples

This module contains an 8-lesson curriculum to study greenhouse gases and global warming using data and visualizations. The students will summarize the issue in a mock debate or a presentation.