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Gallery Walk Questions about Time and Earth History

This material was originally created for Starting Point:Introductory Geology
and is replicated here as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service.

created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University

The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about time and earth history. The questions are organized according to the cognitive level at which students are engaged, using Bloom's Taxonomy.

Knowledge

Comprehension

Application

Analysis

Synthesis

1. Construct a three to five sentence summary of how geologic, climatic, and floral events shaped the evolution of animals for these Eras: PreCambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic.

2. Design questions you would ask to judge how plants, invertebrates, vertebrates or rocks contribute to our understanding of the PreCambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic.

Evaluation




Visit the introduction to Gallery Walks for more information about using Gallery Walks in your classes.

Learn more about creating questions for Gallery Walk using Bloom's Taxonomy

To see a more fully fleshed out example of a Gallery Walk activity, check out either Weather Map Interpretation or Soil Morphology.