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Other

Description:

This multidimensional project involves several aspects: 1. students learn how to use TWQ to calculate a phase diagram 2. students learn how to use Excel to normalize rock compositions 2. students learn how to use Theriak-Domino to calculate a pseudosection 3. students compare the results from the two programs and evaluate their differences 4. students interpret the results from the two programs 5. if used in conjunction with another exercise "Making Good Graphics with Theriak-Domino," students also learn how to make good looking diagrams from computer output So, students learn lots of skills at the same time. But, an overarching strength of this project is that all the different skill integrate together to produce a final product.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110619214935458T,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Vocational/Professional Development Education,Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria,Metamorphic Processes,NSDL

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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