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

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, Health Sciences, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science

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

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

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

VEPP: Volcanic activity and monitoring of Pu`u `O`o, Kilauea volcano, Hawaii part of NAGT:Our Resources:Teaching Resources:Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
Brief three-line description of the activity or assignment and its strengths: This is a 10-week group project for a Volcanic Hazards elective course, for undergraduate geology students. Students will access and ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes

Natural Hazards & Climate Change Risks part of Service Learning:Activities
× Students characterize how climate change impacts natural hazards and pose research-based solutions to the county Emergency Management Agency. Presentations require the use of local data, created figures, ...

Subject: Geoscience: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Environmental Science