Earth & Enviornmental Sciences
Wright State University-Main Campus
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Destruction of the Rainforest and Atmospheric Oxygen part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Activities
Pre-service Midle School teachers devised an experiment to test an assertion that destruction of the Brazilian Rainforest would lead to a serious drop in atmospheric oxygen. The experiment proved to be a failure, but opened other avenues of science learning and had a positive impact on their confidence in teaching inquiry-based science.
Plotting Earthquakes with Near Real-Time Data part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Examples
Students access the United States Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/ and plot the longitude latitude and depth of earthquakes on a physiographic ...
Wright State University - Earth Systems part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
Earth Systems is a web-enhanced course designed expressly for undergraduates seeking Middle Childhood Licensure with a science concentration. The course is problem based, using Deforestation, Volcanoes, and Global ...
Teaching Method Module (1)
Assessment part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Assessment
This module outlines a variety of techniques for assessing student learning. It includes strategies for integrating assessment into different learning settings and at different points in the learning process.
William Slattery part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Essays
Essays on Teacher Preparation by Workshop Participants Associate Professor Department of Geological Sciences Wright State University Dayton, Ohio Proficiency tests In 1994 the Ohio State Legislature charged the ...
Other Contributions (2)
On-line Earth System Science Cooperative Learning Rubric part of Cutting Edge:Student Learning: Observing and Assessing:Activities
Cooperative learning groups of K-12 teachers use a scoring rubric for development of a group report on the impact of an event on the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere.
Theme Group 2: Earth Science for Secondary Teachers - Systems and Models part of Teacher Preparation:Workshops and Activities:Workshop 2007
Group Members Eric Pyle, History and Philosophy of the Geosciences James Ebert, Laboratory Techniques in Earth Science William Slattery, Earth Systems Jill Singer, Oceanography Sandra Rutherford, Methods for ...