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Metacognition Training through Think-Aloud Pair Problem Solving [TAPPS]: Two Lessons about Rivers part of Cutting Edge:Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Metacognition:Activities
Attached is a description of how to use "Think-aloud Pair Problem Solving" in a classroom. It is followed with two lesson plans on the topic of rivers.
Flood Curves Lecture Tutorial part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching Methods:Lecture Tutorials:Examples
This Lecture Tutorial worksheet guides students through thinking about the effects humans have on infiltration, and how that effects the duration and severity of floods. It is designed to be used in groups after a brief lecture introducing surface and ground water flow into a stream.
JiTT - Dam Removal - A Good Idea or Not? part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) What are some of the biological effects of dam removal (good and bad)? 2) What are some of the more pressing/compelling reasons to remove a dam? Explain. 3) The Stanley and Doyle (2003) article states that, ...
Rivers: Short In-class Activity part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
Images of the James River in Virginia, including one at flood stage, and of potholes, all of which can be used to have the students make observations, estimates, and interpretations. -
Hydrosphere part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Detailed, annotated example of Socratic questioning for topics of hydrologic cycle, streamflow hydrographs, and impacts of land-use change on streamflow. -
JiTT - Water Issues and the Aswan High Dam part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) What are some of the GOOD changes for the environment and positive impacts on the local people from construction of the Aswan High Dam? 2) What are some of the BAD changes for the environment and negative ...
ConcepTest: Injection Wells part of ConcepTests:Examples
Liquid hazardous waste is disposed off by pumping it down injection wells. Which well location would be the most suitable to use for an injection well? a. A b. B c. C
ConcepTest: Groundwater Transport of Liquid Waste part of ConcepTests:Examples
Large volumes of liquid waste were dumped into the sands of the Cape Cod aquifer at Otis Air Base. Groundwater flow transported the waste toward Falmouth. How long would it take for the waste to appear in water ...
ConcepTest: Relationship Between Stream Discharge, Depth and Velocity part of ConcepTests:Examples
A stream channel is widened by erosion, but stream discharge is unchanged. Which of the following statements must be true? a. depth increased and/or velocity increased b. depth decreased and/or velocity increased ...
ConcepTest: Stream Diversion Structure #2 part of ConcepTests:Examples
The town of Pleasantville is located at a meander bend in a floodplain. In order to reduce the threat of property loss due to erosion, Pleasantville's engineer proposes the construction of the diversion ...