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Ocean Circulation part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
Students view and analyze buoy, satellite, temperature vs. depth data to learn about ocean circulation and how is related to atmospheric circulation. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Ocean-Climate Interactions

Reflection and Absorption of Light part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to a light sensor and temperature probe to explore the reflection and absorption of light. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Solar and terrestrial radiation, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Physics

Comparing Sunscreens part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to an ultra-violet sensor to compare the relative blocking power of different SPF sunscreens for the UVB region of the solar spectrum. -

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Solar and terrestrial radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation

Where is North? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
Students use a microcomputer connected to a magnetic field sensor to measure the magnitude and direction of their local Earth's magnetic field . -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geography:Physical

Course profile: Oceans and Our Global Environment part of Building Strong Geoscience Departments:Curricula & Programs:Courses
Simon Brassell, Indiana University Entry level oceanography course, 71-150 students Information for this profile was provided by Simon Brassell in 2007. Information is also available on the course website. Jump ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Oceanography

Seismicity and Relative Risk part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
This activity introduces students to using real-time data about earthquakes to make decisions. -

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Seismology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity

Cyclostratigraphy and astrochronology exercise part of Cutting Edge:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
Simple classroom activity to highlight how cyclostratigraphy and concepts of astronchronology can be used to refine age control in sedimentary rocks, estimate rates of processes, and for time control and ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Geoscience:Paleontology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy

Reasons for the Seasons part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Activities
The inquiry method and meteorological and astronomical online data can be used to elicit the inconsistencies of students' naïve ideas about the "real" reasons for the seasons. The first phase of this two-part investigation uses online meteorological data to identify factors that might explain differences of seasonal temperatures among cities These factors are used to hypothesize why differences of seasonal temperatures occur among cities. During the second phase, the variables and hypotheses that were previously identified in part one are used to design and conduct an inquiry-oriented investigation. Astronomical data is used as part of the investigation to "test" students' hypotheses conclusions are drawn then communicated.

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Seasonal patterns

Stabilization Wedges Game part of Integrate:Workshops: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

Seasonal variation in light, mixing depth and primary productivity in temperate northern hemisphere waters part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
In this exercise students work with light, temperature, and phytoplankton biomass proxy (chlorophyll a concentration) data to; Become more skilled in reading and interpreting semi log graphs, temperature profiles, ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Biological, Chemical, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Biology, :Ecology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Biology:Ecology:Habitats



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