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Penn State M.Ed in Earth Sciences faculty Eliza Richardson, David Babb and Timothy White held a short course "Data, Data Everywhere"  at the 2017 NSTA Baltimore Area Conference held on October 5–7, 2017. The information and teaching material provided from this course are linked below. 

Instructions and examples for Eliza's Earthquake Stats mini-lesson:

The following are links to .csv files for 7 days' worth of earthquakes in the conterminous USA:

2016-12-13 2017-02-04 2017-03-29 2017-04-30 2017-05-24 2017-06-24 2017-07-27

The following are links to screenshot maps for each day's worth of earthquakes:

20161213map 20170204map 20170329map 20170430map 20170524map 20170624map 20170727map

Here is an example plot of earthquake magnitude v. frequency

The following is a link to David Babb's Meteorology data and lesson ideas:

Information on Tim White's class Earth 530: The Critical Zone and lesson ideas:

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