Virtual Courseware for Earth and Environmental Sciences
http://www.sciencecourseware.com/

David Mayo, Robert Desharnais, Gary Novak, The California State University, Los Angeles, The California State University, Los Angeles, The California State University, Los Angeles


This site is a collection of interactive, inquiry-based learning exercises for variety of science topics. Activities are grouped by category and include earthquakes and seismicity, global warming, absolute dating, hydrology, and biology. Earth science tutorials and online laboratory activities feature photographs, maps, diagrams, interactive graphs, and helpful illustrations and animations that make the activities user-friendly and engaging. Exercises teach as they go by requiring students to answer questions correctly before they can proceed to the next section. Assessment tools such as quizzes and exams are available for instructors. The site also provides a link to Biology Labs On-Line, a comprehensive site of biology simulations and exercises available for a fee.

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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Historical Geology, Geoscience:Hydrology, Biology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Activities
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Earth System Topics: Biosphere, Time/Earth History, Hydrology, Solid Earth:Earthquakes, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Time/Earth History, Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Biosphere