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Making Interdisciplinary Connections in Oceanography
Joceline Boucher, Maine Maritime Academy
Students work alone or in groups to draw "cross plots" and make connections between ocean biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. This simple graphical tool helps students understand the ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics
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Oceanography Virtual Field Trips
Jennifer Nelson, Purdue University-Main Campus
Students explore online data, maps, webcams, and articles from specific US locations to understand and visualize the oceanographic phenomena of that location. Through the worksheet, students will learn to explore ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Project, Activities, Writing Assignment
Subject: Geoscience:Geology

Climate History from Deep Sea Sediments
DATA: Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Core Data. TOOL: Virtual Ocean. SUMMARY: Locate potential core, log, and seismic data to map the marine sediment biostratigraphy. Search for a specific planktonic foraminifera that prefers warmer ocean conditions.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records
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Geological Oceanography One-Page Papers
Laura Wetzel, Eckerd College
Each student in the Geological Oceanography class writes a series of one-page papers for topics throughout the semester, presents one topic as a 3 to 5 minute oral presentation, and revises all papers as a ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Writing Assignment
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Basic Field Oceanography
Marcia Bicego, Oceanographic Institute of University of São Paulo
In this activity, students are introduced to the field activity to sample basic oceanographic parameters.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity, Activities, Field Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial

Google Earth Lab for Oceanography
Beth Dushman, Howard Community College
This activity is designed to give students an introduction to Google Earth, and to demonstrate some of its capabilities as an educational tool. This lab asks students to examine a number of features and to answer ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, Lab Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography

Using Predictive Demos in an Oceanography 100 Online Course
Al Trujillo, Palomar College
Physical demonstrations of physical processes are a key component of most geoscience courses and serve to help deepen student understanding of complex processes. How does one do this for online courses? I filmed ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography

Air-sea Interactions: Activities in Oceanography
Steve LaDochy, California State University-Los Angeles
This online set of activities help students learn properties of ocean waves, wind-wave relationships and properties of tsunamis.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity, Assessments, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Marine Hazards, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami

Writing A Book Synopsis for Oceanography
Mary Anne Holmes, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Students read popular science books and write a synopsis of the book, linking the topic(s) covered in the book with those covered in class. This activity is designed for a large geoscience lecture course to aid ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Writing Assignment, Activities
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography

Exploring Seafloor Topography
Sandra Swenson
DATA: Digital Elevation Model Data. TOOL: GeoMapApp. SUMMARY: Explore a timeline about how we have learned about the oceans. Construct a profile across the Atlantic Ocean and create 3-D visualizations of the seafloor.

Resource Type: Activities: Computer Applications, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Audio/Visual:Maps, Activities:Classroom Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology, Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geography:Geospatial, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical