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This pdf document is a handout for the First Year Chemistry Program at Texas A&M University explaining what the Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) program and how it is used. It describes the use of the program and answers several frequently asked questions. CPR is a web-based program that enables frequent writing assignments even in large classes with limited instructional resources. CPR offers instructors ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Chemistry, 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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This Starting Point module discusses teaching with mathematical and statistical models in entry-level geoscience courses. Mathematical models of systems grow out of equations that determine how a system changes from one state to the next and/or how one variable depends on the value or state of other variables. Statistical Models include issues such as statistical characterization of numerical data, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Tutorial, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Mathematics
 
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This Starting Point Module contains information on teaching with models geoscience education. Modeling is fundamental to science, great for an interactive student-centered environment, and ideal for the Earth systems approach. Types of models include conceptual, physical analog, mathematical, statistical, and visualization. This page offers links, information and examples for all modeling types, including ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Tutorial, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Geology
 
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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
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Subject: Technology
 
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