Calibrated Peer ReviewTM: Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Indian Ocean - Geologic History of A Large Igneous Province
and is replicated here as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service.
- Increase their knowledge and understanding of geological processes forming Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs), and document the geologic history of one such region.
- Write an essay summarizing the significance and geologic history of the Kerguelen Plateau Large Igneous Province, as revealed by Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Legs 120 and 183.
Context for Use
Description and Teaching Materials
Teaching Notes and Tips
Information on Calibrated Peer Review and how to make use of it in your classroom can be found on this Starting Point Page: Calibrated Peer Review
The student essays are evaluated using Calibrated Peer Review. Students read and grade a few sample papers, then read and grade some of their peers' papers, and finally re-read and evaluate their own writing.