Activities and Examples: Using Data in the Classroom Today
This collection contains links to on-line activites for teaching STEM concepts with data of all types and examples that describe ways in which on-line, published, and student-collected data are currently used in teaching and learning.
This collection includes both data activities identified from across the web as well as a local example collection.
The initial example collection was created in collaboration with the Geological Society of America where the examples were given in a poster session "Using Data to Teach Earth Processes: An Illustrated Community Discussion" sponsored by the NAGT On the Cutting Edge program. We invite you to contribute additional examples in any of the STEM disciplines.
Each example includes a description of the activity, its learning goals, the context in which it is used, information on the needed data, tools, and activities and suggestions for evaluation.
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Plotting Earthquakes with Near Real-Time Data part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Examples
Students access the United States Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php and plot the longitude latitude and depth of ...
EarthInquiry: A Resource to Engage College Students with On-line Geoscience Data part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Mary Jo Alfano American Geological Institute - EarthInquiry is a series of web-based modules that encourages introductory college students to use the abundant real-time and archived geoscience data available ...
Earthquakes and Plate Boundaries: A Model EarthInquiry Activity part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Robert Ridky U.S. Geological Survey - This is one activity in a series of web-based modules that encourages introductory college students to use the abundant real-time and archived geoscience data available ...
Using USGS streamflow data to design class projects that combine independent and collaborative research part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Tim Lutz West Chester University - Individual students analyze on-line USGS streamflow data; each student's results form the basis of a collaborative investigation of larger-scale issues by the entire class. -
Project Skymath: Making Mathematical Connections part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Project NOPP Drifters part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Webshaker part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) part of SERC Web Resource Collection
A River Runs Through It part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Musical Plates: A Study of Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics part of SERC Web Resource Collection