Global Warming in the Field
This activity was selected for the On the Cutting Edge Reviewed Teaching Collection
This activity has received positive reviews in a peer review process involving five review categories. The five categories included in the process are
- Scientific Accuracy
- Alignment of Learning Goals, Activities, and Assessments
- Pedagogic Effectiveness
- Robustness (usability and dependability of all components)
- Completeness of the ActivitySheet web page
For more information about the peer review process itself, please see http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/review.html.
This page first made public: Aug 29, 2011
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
- Team work, note-taking, dealing with inclement weather.
- Familiarity with past footprints of glaciers in New England, scale of ice volumes and extent, and a sense of geologic time.
How the activity is situated in the course
Content/concepts goals for this activity
Higher order thinking skills goals for this activity
Other skills goals for this activity
- gaining field experience
- using pacing, survey tapes, compass, inclinometer, rudimentary map drawing to scale
- group work