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"Adopt an Outcrop" part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples

Describing rock outcrops and hand specimens

Geologic Mapping I part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples

Students complete a geologic map of a small area.

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.

What is the Volume of a Debris Flow? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to estimate the volume of volcanic deposits using map, thickness and high-water mark data from the 2005 Panabaj debris flow (Guatemala).

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.

What is the Volume of the 1992 Eruption of Cerro Negro Volcano, Nicaragua? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate the volume a tephra deposit using an exponential-thinning model.

What is the Relationship between Lava Flow Length and Effusion Rate at Mt Etna? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with SSAC:Examples

SSAC Physical Volcanology module. Students use Excel to determine a log-log relationship for flow length vs effusion rate and compare it with a theoretical expression for the maximum flow length.

Mock Environmental Summit part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Role Playing:Examples

At the end of a six-week class or unit on global warming, students role-play representatives from various countries and organizations at an international summit on global warming.

Being P-Waves and S-Waves part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Role Playing:Examples

Teach students about P-waves and S-waves by having them model them with their own bodies.

Runaway Greenhouse Effect Exercise part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Role Playing:Examples

This site has a collection of role-playing exercises that provide the students with equations and data to use in collaborative problem-solving.

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.

Oil Demand and Consumption part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Process of Science:Examples

Data modeling activity using oil reserve and consumption data. Students predict when oil reserves meet or exceed reserves.

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) .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Metamorphic Rocks Lab part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Indoor Labs:Examples

Students are introduced to the processes involved in metamorphism through hands-on study of rock samples. They examine different metamorphic paths, protoliths, textures, and minerals.