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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
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Oceanography Virtual Field Trips
Jennifer Nelson, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
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

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

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

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

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

Is that true?
Steve Hovan, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Ask students to research the "truth" behind statements from recent news articles and provide their opinion about what is "true". These assignments can be done as often as the instructor feels ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, Writing Assignment, Project
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
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Assessing Local Sea Level Rise
Ken Tabbutt, The Evergreen State College
Students will read primary scientific literature, work collaboratively, think critically, and utilize GIS as a tool to visualize and quantify spatial and temporal changes in hydrological systems.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science

Oceans Socratic Questioning
Dorothy Merritts, Franklin and Marshall College
Oceans Socratic questions and answers. -

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:Socratic Questioning
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Physical , Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics

Temperature/Salinity/Density activity
Petra Dekens, San Francisco State University
This is an in-class activity designed to improve the students' understanding of the relationships between temperature and density, salinity and density, and density differences in driving vertical water ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Aqueous Solutions, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Chemical