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

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

Virtual Oil Well Game part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
This strategy game has players prospect for oil using seismic profiles on limited budgets. -

Subject: Geoscience: , Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels

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:Mineralogy:Physical Properties, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentary Textures

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

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

GPS Treasure Hunt part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
Students are divided into teams, each of which is given a list of instructions and a GPS unit, and sent to find certain locations. At each stop, they identify a particular building stone or a plant. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology, Biology, Geography:Geospatial, Environmental Science

Traditional NADS Scum Run part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
This exercise consists of a relay race in which students must identify specimens or answer questions at various stations. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology, Biology:Zoology

Energy Balance Game part of Integrate:Workshops: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:Greenhouse effect, 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:Natural causes

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:Public policy, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Policy:Energy Policy, Environmental Ethics/Values, Environmental Decision-Making, Global Policy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

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