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Engaging Undergraduate Students In Planetary Science Research For Parabolic Flights, Gillian Gomer, Adrienne Dove, Seamus Anderson, Jeffery Jorges, Alexandra Yates Nov 2018

Engaging Undergraduate Students In Planetary Science Research For Parabolic Flights, Gillian Gomer, Adrienne Dove, Seamus Anderson, Jeffery Jorges, Alexandra Yates

Gillian Gomer

Microgravity investigations are key to understanding the behavior or regolith, or dusty granular material, that is ubiquitous on planetary surfaces. We see features on other planets that resemble avalanches and landslides seen here on Earth, while eroded craters and so-called ponds (smooth level dusty deposits at the bottom of some craters) reveal the action of various regolith flow mechanisms. The SLOPEs experiment was designed by an undergraduate group to address questions on the statics and dynamics of granular matter on the surfaces of small Solar System bodies, including a) the flow behavior of granular material along slopes (landslides and avalanches ...


Can You Tell Cr**P From Crayolas? Evaluating Information Sources For Researched Projects, Debbie Morrow Feb 2016

Can You Tell Cr**P From Crayolas? Evaluating Information Sources For Researched Projects, Debbie Morrow

Debbie Morrow

Engage students in finding information about mathematical topics, and help them learn critical evaluation of sources. Like math, "research" takes practice and good critical thinking skills!


Making The Journey From A Traditional Model To An Online Model, Jenny Shrensker, Nazire Koc Nov 2014

Making The Journey From A Traditional Model To An Online Model, Jenny Shrensker, Nazire Koc

Jenny Shrensker

There is an increasing demand by students for more introductory online courses and more online resources in traditional courses. This session will highlight four teaching techniques that make use of technology, engage the learner, and can be incorporated into any type of course for any subject. The featured technology includes video lectures with a Smartboard, Pencast videos, online quizzes and tests using Respondus, Blackboard, and MyMathLab, and online homework systems.

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South Africa And Uae Student Performance Progression In Ibt Mathematics And Science, Van Nguyen Jun 2012

South Africa And Uae Student Performance Progression In Ibt Mathematics And Science, Van Nguyen

Dr Van Nguyen

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