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This chapter describes the technique of preparing latitude-longitude based data so that it can be imported into a geographic information system (GIS). It describes the steps to create a map to display data and guides users through some basic geographic analyses. The focus of the chapter?s case study is earthquake prediction. Users download and format near real-time and historical earthquake data from ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, Map, Visualization - scientific, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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This tutorial provides instructions for making graphs of data using Microsoft Excel Version 5.0. The step-by-step instructions cover everything from opening Microsoft Excel spreadsheet softarware to making scatter plots and column diagrams. The instructions are those which have worked best for the author and are best used with simple sets of data. This page is a good overview of using Excel version ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Tutorial, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Technology
 
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In this site, the Resource Graphing Tutorial provides a listing of the tutorial modules available for help with visualizing data in Excel. The site contains basic techniques, such as data input into cells and creating scatter plot and a line; and advanced techniques, such as bar graphs and histograms, importing text files, final formatting, regression lines, superimposing graphs, descriptive statistics, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Technology
 
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In this activity, students analyze data from a single gage or watershed. They learn or practice basic skills in Excel such as importing data, applying formulas, creating charts, and adding trend lines. The students then assemble and analyze their individual results collectively in order to discover and discuss new issues that span multiple gages or watersheds. To conclude the project, results are ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Project, Ref. material
Subject: Hydrology, Technology
 
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This site from SERC's Starting Point describes how to develop site-specific maps that relate to lecture, discussion, lab, or exercise topics. The creation of site-specific maps can help students better understand spatial relationships. This page also provides links to a variety of GIS and map resources. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) site provides classroom resources about the Moon. A teacher's guide contains basic detailed information about the Moon, such as the lunar landscape, craters, and Moon rocks. The lesson plan and activities sections cover phases of the Moon, lunar landforms, a Lunar Prospector model, and orbits. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Photograph
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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In this activity, students will study data from satellite temperature images and underwater sensors (CTDs) to look for evidence of an upwelling off the coast of New Jersey. Based on their new knowledge, they will use real-time ocean data from the Coastal Ocean Observatory Laboratory (COOLroom) to create their own ocean weather forecast for the local newspaper. Students will discover that using the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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Step-by-step instructions walk users through working with data from a seismic wave model in a freely available GIS (geographic information system) program, ESRI's ArcVoyager SE. Users generate and examine maps and produce graphs to explore variations in seismic wave velocities at depths of 28 and 100 km below Earth's surface. By examining and analyzing GIS-ready data, users visualize density changes ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Technology
 
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