Geology and Geography
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
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Tsunami and the Depth of the Ocean part of Oceanography:Activities
An inquiry approach to using the celerity (=velocity) of a tsunami to measure the depth of the ocean along its path. Tsunami are shallow-water waves, because their wavelengths are so long relative to ocean depth. ...
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Oceanography part of Oceanography:Courses
The course emphasizes the "container" of the ocean, the ocean contents, ocean processes, and what happens when these interact.
Paleontology part of Paleontology:Courses
Paleontology is the study of past life. This includes both the organisms themselves and a variety of problems that study of the organisms can solve. During this semester, we will consider the more common fossil ...
Conference Presentations (2)
Linking Earthquakes and Geologic Time by Paleoseismology for General Education Earth Science part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday Poster Session
In teaching general education Earth Science lecture, I want to make connections between separate topics. One way I have done so is to create a paleoseismology activity that requires students to apply principles of ...
Coriolis Acceleration part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2023:Program:Share-a-thon:Tuesday
This is an activity intended to get Oceanography students to look and understand components of an equation. I always do this when I see equations: Which terms are constants? Do you know the constant's value ...
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Paleontology part of Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014:Courses
Survey of paleontology for upper-level departmental majors, earth science education majors, and others. Course combines lecture and lab across invertebrates, plants, and microfossils (vertebrates treated only ...