Project EDDIE Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry & Exploration) is a community effort aimed at developing teaching resources and instructors that address quantitative reasoning and scientific concepts using open inquiry of publicly available data. Project EDDIE modules are designed with an A-B-C structure to make them flexible and adaptable to a range of student levels and course structures.
Students are able to:
- Calculate horizontal rates of change from GPS positions (either graphically OR from spreadsheet data) and plot the vectors on a map
- Select stations in a transect across a strike-slip fault, download the data, and determine the horizontal rates for each, and plot
- Interpret the changes in motion across the transect and estimate the width of area vulnerable to earthquakes from the plate boundary activity
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