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Being P-Waves and S-Waves

Teach students about P-waves and S-waves by having them model them with their own bodies.
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Author: Michelle Hall-Wallace
Date Added: Sep 17, 2010 Date Modified: Nov 29, 2012
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Cascade Volcanoes Classroom Project

A fun and easy way for students to learn about the volcanism on the West Coast. Students cut out and place in order the... see more
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Author: Lyn Topinka
Date Added: Aug 04, 2009 Date Modified: Sep 29, 2013
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Fossil Identification Board Game

The instructor uses a series of games to help students identify and answer questions about fossils. The game grows more... see more
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Author: Robert L. Reuss and Anne F. Gardulski
Date Added: Sep 17, 2010 Date Modified: Sep 26, 2013
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Interdisciplinary Science Earth Through Time Student Document

The Earth Through Time module examines our planet in terms of its major systems; the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere,... see more
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Author: Derek Raine, Jörg Kaduk, Jan Zalasiewicz
Date Added: Mar 19, 2010 Date Modified: Jul 11, 2012
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Modern CO2

Students compare carbon dioxide (CO2) data from Mauna Loa Observatory, Barrow (Alaska), and the South Pole over the paast 40... see more
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Author: The lab activity described here was created by Columbia University Earth and Environmental Science Faculty. This Starting Point page was organized by Robert MacKay
Date Added: Sep 17, 2010 Date Modified: Sep 17, 2014
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Plate Tectonics: I Feel the Earth Move Under My Feet

The theory of plate tectonics explains the features of Earth’s surface, earthquakes and volcanoes.
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Author: Ryan Brown
Date Added: Mar 24, 2012 Date Modified: Sep 27, 2012
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Sea Floor Spreading I

In this introductory Excel tutorial (Activity I) students use Excel to explore the geodynamics model equation for ocean depth... see more
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Author: R.M. MacKay
Date Added: Sep 17, 2010 Date Modified: Sep 27, 2012
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Sea Floor Spreading II

Students import ocean bathymetry data from text files, they then use Excel to graph these observations along with model... see more
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Author: R.M. MacKay
Date Added: Sep 17, 2010 Date Modified: Sep 27, 2012
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The great fossil find

Students will remove fossils from envelope and piece creature back together. Students will work in groups and reconstruct... see more
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Author: Steve Randak, Michael Kimmel
Date Added: Oct 23, 2009 Date Modified: Nov 05, 2012
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The Sleeping Mountain

In this role-playing scenario, students represent townspeople whose lives and livelihoods are endangered by an active volcano... see more
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Author: Janice Cooper
Date Added: Sep 17, 2010 Date Modified: Sep 27, 2012
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