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Physical Weathering Concept Map Exercise part of Activities
Students review and score a concept map for physical weathering using a grading rubric. They are then asked to reorganize or redraw the diagram to a form that you believe is appropriate to earn the highest score on the rubric.
Lab using Volcano Scenarios: Hazard Maps and Communicating Risk part of Activities
This is a lab activity in which small groups of students work with maps, rocks, photographs of volcanic deposits, and textual data to construct a hazard map and a risk communication plan for a specific volcano. Each group is assigned a "volcano scenario," which is based on real volcanoes.
Geological Map Problem part of Activities
This is a lab activity that is designed to help introductory, non-science majors integrate their geological knowledge near the end of the course. In this activity, students work in self-selected groups of up to four per group on the history of a sketch geological map.
Assessment Using Concept Sketches part of Activities
Julia Johnson, Arizona State University What learning is this evaluation activity designed to assess? Student understanding of the processes associated with a divergent plate margin using assessment by concept ...
Mountain Building Web Activity part of Activities
Scott Linneman, Western Washington University What learning is this evaluation activity designed to assess? Student understanding of mountain building processes (plate tectonics, isostasy, climate-erosion ...
Semester-Long Writing Assignment part of Activities
Force Concept Inventory part of Activities
The Force Concept Inventory (FCI) is a research-based multiple-choice test designed to assess student understanding of the most basic concepts in Newtonian physics.
The Maryland Physics Expectations (MPEX) Survey part of Activities
Patricia Laws, Dickenson College What learning is this evaluation activity designed to assess? Students' understanding of what science is about and how it is done as well as their expectations as to what goes ...
An Integrated Hazard Management Approach part of Activities
In the first hour each group of students were given a volcano to 'manage' in a classroom environment. In the second hour the Groups gave a presentation to show how they 'managed' their hazard.
Knowledge Surveys part of Activities
Knowledge Surveys consist of a series of questions that cover the full content of a course. The questions are designed to illustrate the different levels of understanding required for mastery of the content. Knowledge surveys can serve as both formative and summative assessment tools.