Sandra Rutherford

Geography and Geology

Eastern Michigan University

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

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Activities (2)

Movie Clip Lesson Plan part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Activities
The students are asked to develop a lesson plan about an earth science concept that they have seen in a Hollywood film. They must find the short movie clip, come up with a way to show the students why this is wrong either by using a demo or a lab activity. Examples of appropriate movies are Dante<92>s Peak, Twister, The Core, and Asteroid.

Earth System Science Project part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection
An Earth System Project shows the interaction between the Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, and Biosphere. The project is fully described with ready-to-copy materials, including student handouts in table form and ...

Course (1)

Eastern Michigan University - Methods for Teaching Secondary Earth Science part of Teacher Preparation:Resource Collections:Courses
This class will introduce the student to: science content standards, hands-on activities, demos, laboratory organization, projects, assessments, differentiation, writing in science, technology, and homework. The ...

Essay (1)

Sandra Rutherford part of Cutting Edge:Metacognition:Workshop 08:Participant Essays
Researching Transfer of Knowledge with Elementary Preā€service Teachers by Sandra Rutherford, Department of Geography and Geology, Eastern Michigan University As with all educators I would like the students in my ...