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Math Activities in the Earth Sciences at the 2009 NSTA Regional Conference in Phoenix

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Sept. 2007Windows to the Universe staff presented a workshop titled "Math Activities in the Earth Sciences Using Interactive Multimedia from Windows to the Universe" at the NSTA Regional Conferences in Phoenix on Friday, December 4, 2009. Three activities were presented at this workshop:

This page provides links to write-ups of the hands-on activities and links to supporting resources (web pages, images, animations, etc.) related to the activities.

Virtual Ballooning

Graphing Sea Ice Extent

The Very, Very Simple Climate Model

Last modified December 1, 2009 by Randy Russell.

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