Learning Modules and Activities for the Classroom

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Link to Resource: https://www.unavco.org/education/resources/modules-and-activities/modules-and-activities.html
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Summary:Integrating the applications of geodesy into the secondary and undergraduate curriculum broadens students' exposure to modern measurement techniques such as global positioning system (GPS), airborne or terrestrial lidar (TLS), and gravity. Scientists use geodesy as an approach to understand the changing face of our planet to study plate motion, sea level changes, Earthquakes, glacial movement and isostatic changes, volcanic deformation, landslides, glaciers, vegetation change, subsidence, soil moisture, precipitable water vapor, the water cycle, and more. Modules and Activities use geodesy as an approach to understand the changing face of our planet. They are organized by the intended learning level of the resource. In many cases, the resources can be used in more advanced or novice levels with simple modifications.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS2.B; ESS2.C; ESS2.D; ESS3.B; ESS3.D
Subjects: 9-12; agriculture; atmosphere; earth science; earthquake; geodesy; geoscience; glacier; gps; hazards; high school; higher education; landslide; natural hazards; oceans; plate tectonics; soils; volcano; water; water systems
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