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The First Field Trip: An introduction to sedimentation and stratigraphy part of Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
An example set of tasks and questions for the first field trip of a 300-level Sedimentology and Stratigraphy course.
Inclusivity Survey part of First Day of Class:Activities
Megan Jones, North Hennepin Community College Course: Physical Geology 15-25 students I want to establish class norms that will foster an inclusive environment. I need to know what each particular group of students ...
Core Microscopy Skills: Instructional Scaffolding for the Gram Stain part of Indoor Labs:Examples
Effective use of a microscope and Gram staining are important skills in biology and clinical medicine. This scaffolded activity teaches students these skills in steps that build on each other. -
Can we know the presence of Global Warming via the Scientific Method part of Teaching with Data:Examples
Using the Scientific Method, can we know of the existence of Global Warming? Students will research the question: "Does global warming exit" using and summarizing Scholarly Journals. -
The Volcanic Hazards Simulation: A complex role-play used to teach communication, teamwork and decision-making skills part of Role Playing:Examples
The Volcanic Hazards Simulation is a complex role-play used to teach upper-level undergraduate students about volcanic forecasting and emergency management through the management of an authentic volcanic scenario. ...
Greenhouse Emissions Reduction Role-Play Exercise part of Role Playing:Examples
When the science is so clear, why is it so difficult to make agreements that will reduce our impact on climate change? This exercise is designed to help students explore that important question in an active and ...
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An Experiential Pedagogy for Sustainability Ethics: The Externalities Game part of 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 ...
Investigating Earthquakes: GIS Mapping and Analysis (College Level) part of Teaching with GIS:Examples
This is a college-level adaptation of a chapter from the Earth Exploration Toolbook. The students download global quake data over a time range and use GIS to interpret the tectonic context. -
Geologic Puzzles: Morrison Formation part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
Images of faulted strata, tilted turbidites, and beach rocks bring the field into the classroom, giving students practice in doing what geoscientists do. These images are examples of geologic puzzles. -
Metamorphic Rocks Lab part of Indoor Labs:Examples
Students are introduced to the processes involved in metamorphism through hands-on study of rock samples. They examine different metamorphic paths, protoliths, textures, and minerals. -