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==General focus==
==General focus==
:We will take an Earth Systems approach.
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General focus

We will take an Earth Systems approach.
Emphasis will be on role of data in Earth science.
Strong interest in increasing appreciation of the importance of Earth Systems science.

Three Broad Strategies

1. Data centered element
Show processing chain from the data through science to educational products.
2. Catalog of activities as well as products
See http://serc.carleton.edu for example
3. Earth science appreciation
Create opportunities for students to ratify that and why they need Earth science.