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Order It Up! part of Examples
A think-pair-share activity which involves putting solar system bodies in order based on various statistics: escape velocity, distance from the sun, mass, etc.

Quicksand Questions: Short In-class Activity part of Examples
Student learning on quicksand is assessed during lecture with questions posed by the instructor and responses given with classroom response systems.

Starting Out With Earth History part of Examples
Distribute a blank geologic-history timeline to pairs or small groups of students at the start of an Earth History unit or course and ask them work together to fill it out as best they can.

Alerte Terre!: An Interactive Lecture Activity on Environmental Topics part of Examples
In this Interactive Lecture Demonstration, students will predict the main issues that might be included in short French language videos treating topics such as endangered species, organic farming, the effect of aerosols on the environment, pollution and sustainable development. They will then view short videos on the topics and reflect on how their prior assumptions meshed with reality.

Newsmap-France: Lisons les Manchettes! part of Examples
In this Interactive Lecture Demonstration, students will attempt to predict the content of articles on the Health Science pages of French newspapers by reading headlines. They then read the actual articles and reflect on the actual content of the news articles.

Financial Value of Customer Satisfaction: Using a Lifetime Value Calculator part of Examples
This online lifetime value calculator quickly demonstrates the financial value of a satisfied customer.

Social Class Symbols: In-class Activity Game part of Examples
This sites provides three interactive games related to social class and personal possessions indicative of class.

Do You See What I See: Using Optical and Visual Illusions to Illustrate Perception part of Examples
An in-class demonstration of perception and individual perceptual differences, using optical illusions and visuals.

Riemann Sums and Area Approximations part of Examples
After covering the standard course material on area under a curve, Riemann sums and numerical integration, Calculus I students are given a write-pair-share activity that directs them to predict the best area approximation methods for each of several different functions. Afterwards, the instructor employs a Web-based applet that visually displays each method and provides the corresponding numerical approximations.

Combined Series and Parallel Circuits: Interactive Lecture Demonstrations part of Examples
Three in-class lecture demonstration questions to test and build understanding of DC circuits are presented. These questions cover simple series and parallel circuits, and a more complicated circuit that is fundamental for understanding this topic.