Blog Posts Tagged "model"

Mike Makes a Model

Twelve hours every day since the sixth of March; all of us on Expedition 320 work 12 hours every day.  We work Saturdays and Sundays and holidays and we'll keep working until we arrive back in Honolulu on the 5th of May. 

Teaching with Models

On Friday I decided I needed something better than just my hands and voice to teach about subduction zones. Every Earth science teacher and researcher will use their hands to represent the plates. But my guess is that most people don’t really have a sense of what tectonic plates are. By using our hands we may not really be helping them understand. We may just be confusing them more.