Scott White

Geological Sciences

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

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Activities (2)

What is Magnitude? Earthquake Magnitude By Analogy part of Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
Understanding magnitude scales by analogy to distance. Students use distance as a proxy for understanding how the logarithmic earthquake magnitude scale works. Very simple class or lab exercise for introductory ...

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In-situ Density from Gravity by Nettleton part of Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
This activity develops students' understanding of gravity data corrections and density estimates by using a gravimeter to collect data and then interpret this data to find an estimate for the local bulk ...

Conference Presentation (1)

The Role of Virtual Reality in Developing Spatial Visualization Skills in Geoscience Students part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
Geoscience and its many subfields require students to utilize an immense amount of spatial visualization skills to identify and solve various problems and patterns within the field. Spatial visualization is the ...