Earth and Oceanographic Science
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Tracers in the hydrologic cycle: A jigsaw activity part of Complex Systems:Teaching Activities
Using a jigsaw approach, students investigate biogeochemical transformations (nitrate, silica, pH and conductivity) of water as it moves through the hydrologic cycle. The resulting conceptual framework facilitates ...
Bedform mapping in a coastal environment part of Sedimentary Geology:Activities
Students use a learning cycle of prediction-observation- comparison to investigate diverse bedforms exposed at low tide at a beach/inlet/tidal-delta complex and to relate them to formative flows.
Where do complex systems fit in the undergraduate curriculum? part of Complex Systems:Workshop 2010:Participant Essays
Peter Lea, Bowdoin College One of the main issues that I would like to discuss in this workshop concerns where and how student understanding of complex systems fits with in a geoscience department's overall ...
Peter Lea part of Metacognition:Workshop 08:Participant Essays
Metacognition and Cognitive Load in Teaching Sedimentary Geology Peter Lea, Geology Department, Bowdoin College Two of the major learning goals for undergraduate students in my Sedimentary Geology course are the ...
Conference Presentation (1)
The ENGAGE Workshop: Encouraging Networks between Geoscience and Geoscience Education part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
The geoscience education community has made great strides in the study of teaching and learning at the undergraduate level, particularly with respect to solid earth geology. Nevertheless, the 2012 National ...