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Time and Earth History Socratic Questions part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Time and Earth History sample Socratic questions and answers. -
Biosphere Socratic Questions part of Socratic Questioning:Examples
Sample Socratic questions and answers regarding the biosphere. -
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. -
Starting Out With Earth History part of Interactive Lectures:Examples
Distribute a blank geologic-history timeline to pairs or small groups of students at the start of an Earth History unit or course and ask them work together to fill it out as best they can. -
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. -
Question of the Day: Flow of Winds and Moisture part of Interactive Lectures:Question of the Day
This activity addresses the flow of surface winds and moisture. On the figure below, draw a)direction of air flow (winds), b) locations with highest evaporation from the sea surface, and zone(s) of maximum ...
Question of the Day: Weather part of Interactive Lectures:Question of the Day
To answer the questions, refer to the map below and the wind belt map. The question refers to an imaginary continent named "Xeyna," which is populated by a fierce band of female warriors, which is ...
Question of the Day: ANWR Drilling Policy part of Interactive Lectures:Question of the Day
ANWR Drilling Policy Debate (Acrobat (PDF) 118kB Jun16 04) Activity Sheet and Reading The author's calculations yield the following: An average US car mileage increase of five miles per gallon would reduce oil ...
Question of the Day: Writing an Abstract part of Interactive Lectures:Question of the Day
The purpose of this activity is to help you identify key components of a science paper, and clarify the purpose and content of an abstract. A good abstract is just a brief description of the contents of a paper. ...