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Title: Contour Basics
Url: http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/visualizations/examples/contour.html
Creator: Ackerman, Steve
MacKay, R.M.
Whittaker, Tom
Publisher: Science Education Resource Center
Description: Contour Basics is an exercise designed to introduce students to contour plots. The Contour Activity is a great on-line resource that starts slowly and increases in difficulty. It teaches students basic techniques for generating contours, introduces students to the subtleties of generating contour plots with sparse data, provides many opportunities for students to assess their own progress and understanding and has complete on-line drawing capabilities. The exercise is geared toward atmospheric and oceanic sciences but is beneficial for all geoscience students. In addition to the exercise, this site includes information on teaching materials, teaching notes and tips, assessment suggestions and additional references. This activity is part of the Starting Point Collection: http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special disciplines and subjects, A-Z -- Earth sciences
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Social studies -- Geography
Date Issued: 2011-04-27
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 8
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