The Gulf Stream Voyage: Using Real Time Data in the Classroom
From Evaluation Toolkit
This paper describes the Gulf Stream Voyage, an Internet-based multidisciplinary project which utilizes both real time data and primary source materials to help guide students to discover the science and history of the Gulf Stream. There are several advantages of using real time data in the classroom, including: the infusion of inquiry-based learning; fostering problem solving skills; addressing several learning styles; and student relevance.
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Copyright 1999, 2004 Stevens Institute of Technology Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education, All Rights Reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: EVAL-TLKT-000-000-000-194
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Author: Liesl Hotaling
Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
Stevens Institute of Technology