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Earth System Science Project
Sandra Rutherford, Eastern Michigan University
An Earth System Project shows the interaction between the Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, and Biosphere. The project is fully described with ready-to-copy materials, including student handouts in table form and ...

Earth System Science Unit Overview
Erin Bardar; Nick Haddad, TERC
Student Pages » The lab activities in this module were adapted by Erin Bardar of TERC for the EarthLabs project. The Workshop Leader Resources were developed by Nick Haddad of TERC, Project Director of the ...

Unit 1.3 - Systems Models
Tim White, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
The term "Earth system science" is typically used to describe the science (especially quantitative modeling) of the interactions between the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and cryosphere, and biosphere---the ...

Meander Migration in the Amazon Basin
Les Hasbargen, SUNY College at Oneonta
This activity is targeted at introductory to upper division undergraduate courses in geomorphology or Earth system science. Students view time series animation of satellite imagery of part of the Amazon River basin ...

Evaluating the Health of an Urban Wetland Using Electrical Resistivity
Evaluating the Health of an Urban Wetland Using Electrical Resistivity Lee Slater, Rutgers University - Newark [end rawhtml]
This module introduces students to the fundamental principles and uses of electrical resistivity, with a focus on an environmental application. Students explore the characteristics and environmental setting of ...

Using GLOBE Data to Study the Earth System
Nick Haddad, TERC; Tamara Ledley, Bentley University, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 20452 Past: Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, 2017; TERC, 1997-2017
DATA: Student-collected environmental data TOOL: GLOBE Online Graphing Tool SUMMARY: explore, graph, and compare data from the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) Program.

Lab 2: Earth's Frozen Oceans
The lab activity described here was developed by Erin Bardar of TERC for the EarthLabs project. Summary and Learning Objectives In Part A, students will learn about how sea ice forms and influences ocean currents ...

Unit 6: Regional Case Study Community Action Plans
Rebecca Boger, Brooklyn College, CUNY; Amy Potter, Armstrong State University; Russanne Low, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
Unit 6 provides an opportunity for students to present their action plans and exchange knowledge about what they have learned in their team case study work. This unit builds on food security and Earth system ...

Unit 5: Case Study Group Work-Spatial Data Investigation
Rebecca Boger, Brooklyn College, CUNY; Russanne Low, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies; Amy Potter, Armstrong State University
Unit 5 will delve more into an examination of food security using online ArcGIS. The class begins with a GIS-based exploration of data available for the three regions. The rest of the class period is provided for ...

United Nations Environmental Summit
Cynthia Hall, College of Charleston
Environmental geology is applied geology and being applied requires an understanding of all of the pieces of the puzzle. This activity is a culmination of many ideas learned in environmental geology: discussing the ...