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Lutz, Tim – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2011
An analysis of physical geology textbooks used in introductory courses shows that there is a systematic lack of clarity regarding flood risk. Some problems originate from confusion relating to statistical terms such as "100-year flood" and "100-year floodplain." However, the main problem is conceptual: statistics such as return…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Science Instruction, Natural Disasters, Introductory Courses
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Sunderlin, David – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2009
The complexity and interrelatedness of aspects of the geosciences is an important concept to convey in an undergraduate geoscience curriculum. A synthesis capstone project has served to integrate pattern-based learning of an introductory Earth History course into an active and process-based exercise in hypothesis production. In this exercise,…
Descriptors: Earth Science, History Instruction, Undergraduate Study, Assignments