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Deep Sea Microbes Jigsaw part of IODP School of Rock 2020:Teaching Activities
This activity will help students to explore characteristics of microbes that live in the deep sea. This activity can be conducted as a jigsaw or research project, and can be used with face-to-face, remote, and ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Biology:Microbiology, Biogeochemistry:Microbial Properties and Metabolism, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological

The Pangea Puzzle part of Introductory Courses:Activities
Students learn how to use the Paleobiology Database (PBDB) to produce maps of fossils on the present-day Earth's surface, as well as past continental configurations. They will then use these maps to understand ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Paleontology:Online Resources/Computer Software , Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Geoscience:Paleontology:Paleoecology , Geoscience

Introduction to well logs for use in the petroleum industry part of Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014:Activities
This exercise uses a suite of well logs (aka electric logs) to interpret lithology within a stratigraphic section and to determine fluid content within borehole rocks.

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy

Using "Dante's Peak" to Discuss Response to Risk part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Activities
In this classroom activity, students watch the movie "Dante's Peak" up to the point where Harry Dalton's supervisor arrives and talks to the town council. Students then compare and contrast Harry's assessment and advice to that of his supervisor, discuss the reaction of the town council members, and develop their own recommendations for how the scientists and town should proceed.

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Health Sciences

Discovering Plate Boundaries part of NAGT:Our Resources:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
Students work collaboratively using data maps to discover plate tectonic boundary processes. Data sets used are earthquakes, volcanos, seafloor age, and topography. Show other versions of this activity Hide The ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Taking the Pulse of Yellowstone's "Breathing" Volcano part of Structural Geology and Tectonics:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
In this activity, students learn about volcanism in Yellowstone National Park, focusing on its history of eruptions, recent seismicity, hydrothermal events, and ground deformation. They learn how scientists monitor ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Seismology, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

An Experiential Pedagogy for Sustainability Ethics: The Externalities Game part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples
The Externalities Game is a non-cooperative game that teaches students about the concept of environmental externalities and allows them to directly experience the moral dimensions of collective action problems. It ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Energy:Energy Policy , Environmental Science:Human Population:Developing/Developed Countries, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change, Public policy , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Ethics/Values, Energy Policy, Environmental Decision-Making, Global Policy, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Public policy, Geography:Human/Cultural, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change

Global Climate Change: Understanding the Science / Understanding the Impacts part of Integrate:Program Design:InTeGrate Program Models:Gustavus Adolphus:Teaching Activities
This module introduces students to the basic science of climate change, as well as the concepts of vulnerability and adaptation in the context of climate change in different regions of the world.

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change

Introduction to Scientific Journals part of Undergraduate Research:2014 Workshop:Activities
In this activity, students are introduced to locating and reading peer-reviewed scientific journal articles. It helps ease students into the process of locating, reading, and using journal publications. This ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience, Environmental Science

Arctic Climate Curriculum, Activity 2: Do you really want to visit the Arctic? part of Climate Change:Activities
This jigsaw activity is designed for students to become familiar with several datasets of Arctic weather data, collected in Eureka on Ellesmere Island. Students join a role-playing activity to read and interpret ...

Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Seasonal patterns, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Recent climate data, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Meteorology:Measurements