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Engaging Question part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:First Day of Class:Activities
Karl Wirth, Macalester College Course: Dynamic Earth and Global Change 20 students This activity serves a number of functions, including an introduction to the course, a learning prompt that can be revisited ...

First Day Focus: Survey Students:Knowledge Survey, Classroom Climate:Icebreaker, Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic, Practice Science Skill, Motivate Students:Relevance, Problem-Solving
Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records

Turbulent Flows part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:First Day of Class:Activities
Evgeni Fedorovich, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma Course: Atmospheric Turbulence 5 students Students remember what they have seen and done much better than they remember what you have told them. The ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic
Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Physics:Fluid Mechanics:Dynamics of Fluids

Earthball Volleyball part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:First Day of Class:Activities
John Knox, University of Georgia Course: Introduction to Weather and Climate 90 to 250 students This icebreaker activity mixes learning with fun. The Activity I cover the contents of the introductory chapter of the ...

First Day Focus: Classroom Climate:Icebreaker, Survey Students:Knowledge Survey, Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic
Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science

Today's Weather part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:First Day of Class:Activities
Alvin Konigsberg, SUNY-New Paltz Course: Weather and Environment 55-60 students Connecting course topics to students' lives is a very effective strategy to motivate their learning. The Activity We discuss the ...

First Day Focus: Motivate Students:Relevance, Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic
Subject: Geoscience: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology



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