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Investigative Case - "The Sky is Falling"
Developed for Lifelines Online by Tiffany Davidson, Sharlonne Rollin, and Nicohl Shelton. (www.bioquest.org/lifelines/)
Students will generate maps of ozone concentrations, graph air quality indices, and propose solutions to problems with the ozone and air quality, specifically smog.
Problem-Based Learning: UV Menace
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
Students work as a team to determine the causes, effects, and solutions to ozone depletion. They work out what they need to know, and split the team up to research different parts of the issue. -
Gallery Walk Questions on Atmosphere Composition
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about atmosphere composition, greenhouse gases, ozone. The questions are ...
Using Mass Balance to Understand Atmospheric CFCs
Bob Mackay, Clark College
Students use an interactive online mass balance model help understand the observed levels of chlorofluorocarbon CFC-12 over the recent past. -
Gallery Walk Questions about Climate
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about climate. The questions are organized according to the cognitive level ...
Scientific Reasoning Assignment
Mary Walczak, st_olaf
In these "Scientific Reasoning Assignments," students tie course concepts to real-world observations with emphasis on creating diagrams that illustrate the concept. A rubric is available to assess the student work and provide feedback to students regarding their proficiencies in several areas.
Writing a hypothesis and designing an dxperiment for a high altitude balloon flight
David Kobilka, Central Lakes College-Brainerd
This is a small part of a much larger project in which students complete an high altitude balloon flight (HAB). In this part they complete a series of steps that encourage collaboration, communication, cooperation, ...
Mass Balance Model
Activity and Starting Point page by R.M. MacKay. Clark College, Physics and Meteorology.
Students are introduced to the concept of mass balance, flow rates, and equilibrium using an online interactive water bucket model. -
Why Should You Be Scientifically Literate?
Oksana Hlodan, American Institute of Biological Sciences
The article Why Should You Be Scientifically Literate? and its accompanying classroom lesson, Why?" provides both professional development ideas on best practices about how to improve science literacy in the classroom and suggestions for teaching activities about the nature of science through the spirit of inquiry.
Bob Mackay, Clark College
Students use a microcomputer connected to an ultra-violet sensor to compare the relative blocking power of different SPF sunscreens for the UVB region of the solar spectrum. -