Explore Teaching Examples | Provide Feedback

Turbulent Flows

This material was originally created for On the Cutting Edge: Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
and is replicated here as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service.

Evgeni Fedorovich, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Course: Atmospheric Turbulence
5 students
Students remember what they have seen and done much better than they remember what you have told them.

The Activity

We watch a library of computer visualizations of turbulent flows and discuss the relevance of demonstrated flow types to the ones observed in the atmosphere.