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The nature of volcanism as controlled by viscosity part of Cutting Edge:Petrology:Teaching Examples
This activity is fun to include in a classroom. This activity has the students design demonstrations using ketchup and peanut butter to document how viscosity differences between rhyolite and basalt control various ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Processes, Volcanology

Plate Kinematics part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
While working in groups to facilitate peer tutoring, students manipulate a hands-on, physical model to better comprehend the dynamics of plate kinematics. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Seasons part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples
While working in groups to facilitate peer tutoring, students manipulate a hands-on, physical model to better comprehend the Earth's position in space, the Earth's rotation axis and seasons. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Physics:Astronomy:Solar System

Sonar Demonstration -- Human Sound Wave part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
Sonar technology allowed scientists to produce high-resolution maps of the sea floor for the first time. This sonar demonstration uses a Human Sound Wave to image the "sea floor" in a lecture hall. In ...

Subject: Geoscience: Physics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

What's Cooking in Geology? Food Analogies and Demonstrations to Connect Geology with Everyday Experiences part of Activity Ideas
By Larry Lemke, Annia Fayon, Cristina de Campos, and Rebecca Boger Topic: Numerous Connection Areas: Structural Geology Magma Dynamics Viscosity and Volcanic Eruption Style Oil Spills Glacial Motion Plate ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Metamorphic Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Structural Geology:Modeling Structural Processes

How Does Water Get Polluted? part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a hands-on modeling of the effects of pollution on our ground and surface water. Students will observe and record their observations as pollution is placed on the ground in their model and it is rained upon.

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Non-Point Source Pollution, Geoscience

Investigating Static Electricity: Creating Lightning on a much smaller scale part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a guided exploration of how static electricity works and how it relates to lightning.

Subject: Geoscience: Physics:Electricity & Magnetism, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology

Nature Stories: Promoting Environmental Awareness through Culture and Exploration. part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity uses a cultural story to excite kinesthetic homework, nature journaling and daily adventure in a child's own back yard or kitchen flower pot.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience, Environmental Science, Biology:Plant Biology, Diversity

Let's build the Earth!: The structure of the Earth's crust and interior part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a active learning activity where students will observe and represent the layers of the Earth from the core to the lithosphere.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience

The Earth and Sky in a 24 Hour Day part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This is an indoor and outdoor activity where students understand the distance the earth is from the sun. The students understand that the earth rotates on it's axis once in a 24 hour period thus providing us with day and night.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science



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