Planet
Oit
is
an
online
computer
roleplaying
game
in
which
the
students
play
interplanetary
explorers
as
a
means
to
teach
the
concepts
and
principles
of
physical
geology.
Planet
Oit
has
been
designed
as
a
coherent
geophysical
space
where
geological
regions
(desert,
mountains,
plains.)
contain
plausible
phenomenon
(mesa,
playa,
cave)
which
are
populated
with
plausible
objects
(outcrops,
boulders,
...



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Does any planet have a stronger magnetic field than Mars? Which planets have a greater mass than Jupiter? Which are denser? Which are larger? Users can find out while playing the Solar System Edition of Order It Up! Order it Up measures of size and scale help us understand the magnitude of objects. Once you get the planetary bodies in order, you can unscramble a space photograph.



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Virtual Dating teaching package contain exercises, questions and interactive diagrams describing absolute dating techniques used in geology. The Isochron exercise contains interactive (Flash) online exercises that help students to understand radioactive decay in rocks and minerals. Users will also find Virtual Dating Radiocarbon and Virtual Dating Demonstration.



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Virtual
Dating
teaching
package
contain
exercises,
questions
and
interactive
diagrams
describing
absolute
dating
techniques
used
in
geology.
These
interactive
(Flash)
online
exercises
that
help
students
to
use
and
understand
decay
curves.
All
questions
must
be
answered
correctly
before
the
student
can
move
on
to
the
next
set.
Users
will
also
find
Virtual
Dating
Isochron
and
Virtual
Dating
Demonstration
...



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DISCUS
is
a
set
of
Microsoft
Excel
spreadsheets
designed
for
teaching
first
year
undergraduate
level
statistics.
Students
can
use
them
on
their
own
and
do
not
need
prior
knowledge
of
Excel.
Topics
include
descriptive
statistics,
probability,
binomial
distributions,
and
regression
etc.
This
page
has
links
to
more
info
about
each
topic,
an
independent
review
of
DISCUS,
and
a
DISCUS
download.
It
also
...



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Planet
Oit
is
an
online
computer
game
developed
by
a
team
from
North
Dakota
State
University
in
which
the
students
play
interplanetary
explorers
as
a
means
to
teach
the
concepts
and
principles
of
physical
geology.
Planet
Oit
has
been
designed
as
a
coherent
geophysical
space
where
geological
regions
contain
plausible
phenomenon
which
are
populated
with
plausible
objects,
of
plausible
types.
Planet
...



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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
webbased
program
that
enables
frequent
writing
assignments
even
in
large
classes
with
limited
instructional
resources.
CPR
offers
instructors
...



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The
Daisy
World
model
is
intended
to
illustrate
a
mechanism
through
which
biota
might
optimize
their
environment
by
means
of
negative
feedback.
The
model
offers
a
very
simplified
approach
to
a
feedback
system
and
can
provide
an
introductory
lesson
in
how
models
work.
The
aim
of
the
model
is
to
implement
and
test
a
mathematical
model
describing
possible
influence
of
biota
on
an
abiotic
(climatic)
system
...



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This Data Plotting and Fitting page was developed as a third year laboratory for the School of Physics, University of New South Wales. The program will plot data into several different graphs. Graphs include a line graph, linear regression fit, exponential fit, power fit, Gaussian fit and Cos squared fit. The program can also calculate fit for the data if required.



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This
site
is
a
collection
of
roleplaying
exercises
for
teaching
space
science.
It
includes
debates
and
collaborative
problemsolving
exercises,
with
data
and
equations
provided
to
the
students.
Topics
include
the
greenhouse
effect
on
Venus,
formation
of
solar
systems,
the
dangers
of
astronomy
and
exploration,
international
space
law,
and
navigation
by
the
stars.
The
exercises
generally
involve
the
...



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