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Marine Geology Using GEODE

Thursday, Friday 8:30am-11:30am TSU - Barn: 114


Kristen St. John, James Madison University
Callan Bentley, Northern Virginia Community College

Marine sediments and the geology of the ocean basins are important content topics in all oceanography courses. However these can be "dry" topics to teach, and may be difficult for students to appreciate. This workshop will introduce three resources that use Google Earth and can be used to help instructors and students explore these topics in highly visual and constructive ways. These resources were developed as part of the NSF-funded GEODE project and include a curriculum unit (with instructor guide) on marine sediments, a virtual marine sediment core kit, and a virtual guided tour of the ocean basins. Participants will be introduced to the resources and will also have the opportunity during the workshop to co-develop short exercises to accompany these resources for in-class or lab use. The workshop will be held in a computer lab.Apply to participate »

This workshop is by application only, with a limit of 30 participants. While the initial application deadline has passed, we still have a few spots available: to apply to attend this workshop, please complete this application form.

Please do not register for this workshop unless you have been informed of your acceptance by one of the workshop leaders.

Note that additional funding for late applicants is not guaranteed.

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