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Using eJournal writing assignments to assess learning and classroom community
Ed Laine, Bowdoin College
About every two weeks I ask each student in my introductory course to write brief responses to questions I pose to them. They write these in an e-Journal, a part of the blog function of BlackBoard. My laboratory ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Writing Assignment, Assessments
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography

ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #1
How would the salinity of the oceans vary if the continents and oceans each covered 50% of Earth's surface and precipitation and evaporation were similar to present? a. salinity would be lower than today b. ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical

ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #2
How would salinity of the oceans vary if the oceans were twice as deep as present and held approximately twice as much water? a. Salinity would be less than present b. Salinity would be greater than present c. ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical

ConcepTest: Deflected Ocean Currents
How would the deflection of ocean currents be altered in the Northern Hemisphere if Earth's rotation changed direction from west to east to east to west? Ocean current directions would _________________ and ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: World Oceans #2
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Which of the locations would yield the lowest salinity values? a. B b. D c. C d. F

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical

ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #3
Predict what would happen to the salinity of the world's oceans if the Indian Ocean was blocked off and all of its water evaporated. a. World's oceans would become more salty b. World's oceans would ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical

ConcepTest: Ocean Currents
Ocean currents at G are flowing in what direction? a. to the west b. to the east c. to the north d. to the south

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: World Oceans #6
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Ocean currents at G are flowing in what direction? a. to the east b. to the west c. to the north d. to the south

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: Ocean Current Transport
A shipment of rubber elephants falls overboard at location A on the map below. Ocean currents transport the elephants around the ocean in which sequence? a. A - G - B - F - E - A b. A - E - C - G - A c. A - G - C - ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

Coral Bleaching: Making Our Oceans Whiter
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
This lesson plan deals with coral reefs and the recent crisis of coral bleaching. It suggests that students engage in a role-playing debate about modifying human activity to protect reefs. -

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Project, Lab Activity, Classroom Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change


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