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How Fast Do Materials Weather? part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
A think-pair-share activity in which students calculate weathering rates from tombstone weathering data. -
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.
Acid Rain Socratic Questions part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Cluster of questions on acid rain deposition. -
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. -
JiTT - Exploring Geoarchaeology part of Just in Time Teaching:Examples
1) How is climate connected to geoarchaeology? Explain. 2) List as many "tools" you can think of that would be useful to a geoarchaeologist and describe why it would be of use. 3) Is geoarchaeological ...
Earth Surface Socratic Questions part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Earth surface processes sample Socratic questions and answers. -
Quicksand Questions: Short In-class Activity part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
Student learning on quicksand is assessed during lecture with questions posed by the instructor and responses given with classroom response systems. -
Ocean Stratigraphy Challenge part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
A 15-20 minute think-pair-share activity interpreting a deep-sea sediment core combining concepts from oceanography, sedimentology, and plate tectonics. -
ConcepTest: Temperature and Depth of Rock Formation #1 part of ConcepTests:Examples
The diagram below illustrates five potential combinations of temperature and depth that are characteristic of different rock types. Answer the question that follows using the diagram. Which letter is the best ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity During an Ice Age part of ConcepTests:Examples
One million years ago ice sheets covered much of the Earth's land surface during an ice age. How did this affect the salinity of the oceans? a. Oceans were saltier than today. b. Oceans were less salty than ...