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Short Geology Research Paper part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities

Students are assigned to take a topic and research it in some depth, beyond the discussion in the class or in the book. The paper is 4-6 typed pages in length. Suggested topics include geologic hazards, geologic ...

Homework assignments for Intro Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities

These homework assignments consist of vocabulary and questions used as the basis for classroom discussion, guided reading, and as the basis for exams. Testing on these assignments rewards students for work already ...

Solar System Socratic Questions part of Socratic Questioning:Examples

Solar system and Universe Socratic questions and answers. -

Collaborative Decision Making: NASA's Deep Impact Mission part of Role Playing:Examples

This is collaborative problem solving using data in which students role-play NASA and other personnel determining a good strategy for launching a probe to study a comet. -

Order It Up! part of Interactive Lectures:Examples

A think-pair-share activity which involves putting solar system bodies in order based on various statistics: escape velocity, distance from the sun, mass, etc. -

Exploration to Mars... or Not? An Exercise with Split-Screen Electronic Peer Review part of Peer Review:Examples

This is a split-screen electronic peer review exercise where students justify whether or not we should continue our exploration of Mars. -

Reflection and Absorption of Light part of Teaching with Data:Examples

Students use a microcomputer connected to a light sensor and temperature probe to explore the reflection and absorption of light. -

Gallery Walk Questions about the Solar System part of Gallery Walks:Examples

created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about the solar system. The questions are organized according to the ...

JiTT - Life on the Moon and Mars part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples

1) Based on "Microbial Colony in US..." article, what are Archaea? 2) From the same article, which of the following is NOT evidence to support life on Mars? a) Mars' subsurface groundwater system b) ...

Sun Path: Interactive On-line Mac or PC part of Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students use SunPath in the yearly mode to investigate seasonal changes in sunrise, sunset, length of day and sun altitude at their own latitude. JAVA activity for Mac or PC. -