How Far Does Locally Grown Produce...
This resource, created by Tom Niehoff of Red Rocks Community College, will invite students to investigate the distance that produce travels to the grocery store. Students will divide into groups of three and visit three stores to find data on distances of each locally grown type of produce. The activity requires one hour of in-class work and three hours outside of class. This two page pdf document contains directions for the teacher, student outcomes, and guidelines for assessment.
This exhibit from Exploratorium Exhibit Services simulates the formation of desert landscapes. The site provides a link to a QuickTime video of the exhibit.
In this radio broadcast, a college geology department chairman explains that very few students currently entering college are choosing to study geology. He...
This National Aeronautics and Space Administration site describes long-term changes in Earth's magnetic field, and how magnetic stripes in the Atlantic seafloor...
This site contains lecture notes regarding avian reproduction from Dr. Gary Ritchison's Ornithology course at Eastern Kentucky University. The lecture notes are...
The Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) has developed this online project to allow students around the world to compare the organisms...
AMSER is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use.
AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the National Science Digital Library, and is being created by a team of project partners led by Internet Scout.
The AMSER Quarterly was recently featured on Maria Anderson's Teaching College Math blog. Maria Anderson is a math instructor at Muskegon Community College, to read her math blog as well as her contribution to the Quarterly click here. For more issues of the AMSER Quarterly click here.
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