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Whose Fault Is It Anyway? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience: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. -

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Geoscience:Geology

An Interactive Game Approach to Learning in Historical Geology and Paleontology part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
The instructor uses a series of games to help students identify and answer questions about fossils. The game grows more complex over time as the instructors add rules and phyla to identify. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Paleontology, Geology:Historical Geology

Rock/Mineral Scavenger Hunt part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
Take students into the field and give each team a list of rocks or mineral types you want found and brought back within the time limit. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties

Welcome to Planet Oit! part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
This is an online adventure game in which players prospect for minerals on a virtual geologically realistic world. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentary Textures , Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties

Stabilization Wedges Game part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
Learning about complexities carbon stabilization firsthand with the Princeton University Carbon Mitigation Initiave's Sabilization Wedges Game

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Mitigation of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change

Wheel of... Geology! part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
This quiz game is intended to help students review for an upcoming exam. Topics of questions are randomly determined by spinning a wheel. Teams answer questions using electronic CPS handhelds. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Hydrology, Oceanography, Geology, Lunar and Planetary Science, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Biology, Education:Assessment:Exam, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science

An Experiential Pedagogy for Sustainability Ethics: The Externalities Game part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
The Externalities Game is a non-cooperative game that teaches students about the concept of environmental externalities and allows them to directly experience the moral dimensions of collective action problems. It ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Human Population:Developing/Developed Countries, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Energy:Energy Policy , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change, Public policy , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Public policy, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Ethics/Values, Geography:Human/Cultural, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Global Policy, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Policy:Energy Policy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

Crossword Puzzles to Review Mineral Concepts part of Mineralogy:Activities
Students complete a crossword puzzle to review the physical properties of minerals that are helpful in hand specimen identification. Mineral names and characteristics are particularly well-suited for a crossword format. Two versions are provided, one at an introductory level and one for more advanced undergraduates. Instructor files provided are easy to customize.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy

Teaching Scientific Certainty: Climate Change and Impact on Biodiversity part of Integrate:Program Design:Implementation Programs:Gustavus Adolphus:Teaching Activities
The goal of this module, developed at Gustavus Adolphus College for the InTeGrate project, is to introduce college students to the general concepts of scientific theory versus facts, scientific certainty and the role experts particularly in the context of climate change. The module also focuses on a recent paper discussing climate departure, and its impact on human society and biodiversity.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biodiversity

Energy Balance Game part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activities
This online game activity introduces students to Earth's radiative energy balance. It also explores the use of a simple climate model in the attribution of climate change.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect

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