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When Pond Scum Ruled the Earth - The Proterozoic Fossil Record part of Paleontology:Activities
In this specimen-based activity, students examine microfossils and stromatolites and build an understanding of the Proterozoic paleontological record.
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Sedimentology and Stratigraphy part of Course Design:Goals Database
This course addresses sedimentary rocks and sedimentary systems. It includes sediment transport and deposition processes, sedimentary environments and systems, and stratigraphic patterns.
Paleontology part of Paleontology:Courses
Catalog Description: The life of the geologic past, including the application of the study of fossils to evolution processes, paleoecology, and biostratigraphy. Laboratories will emphasize invertebrates including ...
Conference Presentations (2)
Reformed teaching in geoscience classrooms: How engaged are our students and what can we do to engage them more? part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
A team of trained observers made direct observations of 204 unique geoscience classes across the US using the Reformed Teaching Observation Protocol (RTOP). Observed classes were taught by faculty of diverse ...
Empowering the Student Voice in Place-Based Geoscience Education: From Field Trips to Case Studies part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
Geoscience education research strongly supports the use of place-based approaches to effectively teach Earth science content, particularly when working with general education students and members of underserved ...
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Gustavus Adolphus College – Climate Across the Curriculum part of Integrate:Program Design:InTeGrate Program Models:Gustavus Adolphus
The Gustavus Adolphus program connects faculty with climate science expertise (Developers) with non-expert faculty members from a wide variety of disciplines (Hosts) to create a series of lessons (mini-modules) ...
What is "Sustainability Education" and How do We Get There? part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Panel Discussions
Sustainability themes, in terms of meeting the needs of human society while sustaining environmental support systems of the planet, can be applied to a broad range of courses in the geosciences and provide the ...