Frederik Simons

Geosciences

Princeton University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Visualizing the time-dependence of the Earth's magnetic field part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Teaching Activities
Visualizing the International Geomagnetic Reference Field. This activity falls under "visualization" of a geophysical field as expressed in spherical harmonics, which has been appreciated by college ...

Course (1)

From zero to Matlab in six weeks - with Freshmen part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Teaching with MATLAB 2015:Course Descriptions
How to bring Freshmen up to speed in Matlab programming. A series of targeted demonstrations and exercises accompanying a first one-semester course (a "Freshman Seminar") in the Geosciences as taught at ...

Essays (2)

"Into Matlab" - A series of video lectures accompanying "From Zero to Matlab in ..." part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences:Matlab Workshop 2016:Essays
Frederik J Simons, Geosciences, Princeton University A while ago I started dreaming of producing a series of video lectures in the style of the YouTube sensations "MinutePhysics" (often about a minute ...

"Into MATLAB" - A series of video lectures accompanying "From Zero to Matlab in ..." part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences:Matlab Workshop 2016:Essays
Frederik J Simons, Geosciences, Princeton University A while ago I started dreaming of producing a series of video lectures in the style of the YouTube sensations "MinutePhysics" (often about a minute ...

Conference Presentation (1)

From zero to Matlab in six weeks part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Poster Sessions:Tuesday
In 2015, a Fall "Freshman Seminar" at Princeton University (http://geoweb.princeton.edu/people/simons/FRS-SESC.html) taught students to combine field observations of the natural world with quantitative ...

Other Contribution (1)

Developing Students' Computational Skills part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Afternoon Mini Workshops
In this mini-workshop we will explore how to bring scientific computing into the undergraduate Geosciences curriculum: as part of a course, as a stand-alone course, and across the four-year curriculum. We explore ...