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Effect of Initial Value on Graph of Exponential Function (C>0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest and a Question of the Day activity concerning the effect of the initial value, C, on the y-intercept and position of an exponential function where C>0 and k is an arbitrarily fixed value in f(x)=Ce^(kx).

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Education
Mathematics
Algebra
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Proportionality Constant on Exponential Graph (k>0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest and a Question of the Day activity concerning the effect of the proportionality constant, k, on the y-intercept and position of an exponential graph where k>0 and C is an arbitrarily fixed value in f(x)=Ce^(kx).

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Education
Mathematics
Algebra
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Coefficient of x on Parabola Vertex (b>0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question of the Day, and a Write-pair-share activity concerning the effect of the coefficient of x on the vertex of a parabola where a>0, b>0 and a and c are fixed values in f(x)=ax^2+bx+c.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Proportionality Constant on Exponential Graph (k < 0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest and a Question of the Day activity concerning the effect of the proportionality constant, k, on the y-intercept and position of an exponential graph where k<0 and C is an arbitrarily fixed value in f(x)=Ce^(kx).

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Coefficient of x^2 on Parabola Vertex (a>0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question of the Day, and a Write-pair-share activity concerning the effect of the coefficient of x^2 on the vertex of a parabola where a>0, b>0 and b and c are fixed values in f(x)=ax^2+bx+c.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Coefficient of x on Parabola Vertex (b < 0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question ...

This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question of the Day, and a Write-pair-share activity concerning the effect of the coefficient of x on the vertex of a parabola where a>0, b<0 and a and c are fixed values in f(x)=ax^2+bx+c.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Coefficient of x^0 on Parabola Vertex
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question ...

This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question of the Day, and a Write-pair-share activity concerning the effect of the coefficient of x^0 (i.e., the constant, c) on the vertex of a parabola where a and b are arbitrarily fixed values in f(x)=ax^2+bx+c.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Coefficient of x^2 on Parabola Vertex (a < 0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question ...

This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest, a Question of the Day, and a Write-pair-share activity concerning the effect of the coefficient of x^2 on the vertex of a parabola where a<0, b>0 and b and c are fixed values in f(x)=ax^2+bx+c.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Effect of Initial Value on Graph of Exponential Function (C < 0)
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This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest and a ...

This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest and a Question of the Day activity concerning the effect of the initial value, C, on the y-intercept and position of an exponential function where C<0 and k is an arbitrarily fixed value in f(x)=Ce^(kx

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
James J. Rutledge
Drought (Lab 1): Where's the Water?
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Using data on the world's water distribution, students calculate the percentage of ...

Using data on the world's water distribution, students calculate the percentage of water that is available to humans and examine graphics that illustrate the distribution. Students develop a sense of where the world's water is located and how it moves through the Earth system.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
ConcepTest: Oceans by South America #1
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Examine the image of part of the South American continent and neighboring ...

Examine the image of part of the South American continent and neighboring oceans. (Image courtesy the National Geophysical Data Center.) Where is a passive continental margin located? a. A b. B

Subject:
Education
Physics
Geoscience
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #1
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Examine the image below and determine which layer is oldest. Image courtesy ...

Examine the image below and determine which layer is oldest. Image courtesy of Alexandra Moore, Cornell University a. Layer 1 b. Layer 2 c. Layer 3

Subject:
Education
Geoscience
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Climate and the Cryosphere (Lab 1): Frozen In Time?
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In this introductory lab, students are introduced to the different components that ...

In this introductory lab, students are introduced to the different components that make up the cryosphere and watch a NASA animation showing an example of how global land and sea ice coverage can change over the course of a single year. In the second part of the lab, students learn about some of the ways that changes in the cryosphere are already impacting human life.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
ConcepTest: Magnetic Polarity at Oceanic Ridge #1
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The figure below represents a magnetic profile across an oceanic ridge system. ...

The figure below represents a magnetic profile across an oceanic ridge system. Which pairs of letters indicate matching intervals of reverse polarity. a. A, H b. B, G c. C, F c. G, H

Subject:
Education
Geoscience
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Sea Floor Spreading 1
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This SERC Starting Point site presents an introductory tutorial on Excel for ...

This SERC Starting Point site presents an introductory tutorial on Excel for students with no prior Excel experience. The tutorial is based on the geodynamics Model equation for ocean depth around a sea-floor spreading center. This site explains learning goals, context for use, teaching tips and materials, assessment, and offers resources related to the exercise.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Geoscience
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point (SERC)
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Author:
Activity and Starting Point page by R.M. MacKay. Clark College, Physics and Meteorology.
Cathy Manduca
ConcepTest: Relative Time Diagram #1
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Match the features in the relative time diagram below with the events ...

Match the features in the relative time diagram below with the events described in the short sentence. Assume all rocks are sedimentary unless otherwise indicated. Which is the oldest rock unit? a. A b. B c. C d. D ...

Subject:
Education
Geoscience
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Earth's Radiation Budget: Part 1
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In this activity students explore the Earth's radiation budget using Earth radiation ...

In this activity students explore the Earth's radiation budget using Earth radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) data archived at the IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library. This archive is complete with visualization tools for easy assessment and visualization of large data sets. Students also use photometers and light sources to work through several hands-on activities related to basic radiation concepts. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references and topics covered.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Reading
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point (SERC)
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Author:
Bob Mackay
Columbia University Earth and Environmental Science Faculty
ConcepTest: Cooling History of Magma #1
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The lines shown on the idealized graph below illustrate the cooling histories ...

The lines shown on the idealized graph below illustrate the cooling histories for the four magmas listed below, i.e., the lines illustrate how magma temperature decreased with time. What rock is best represented by ...

Subject:
Education
Geoscience
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience