Climate and the Biosphere Assessments

There are several options for assessment of student understanding of material introduced in this lab. Choose from the following lists, or create your own assessments. You can download individual files below or download this

containing all of the Stop and Think Questions.

Stop and Think Questions

You can assess student understanding of topics addressed at key points within each lab by grading their written responses to the Stop and Think questions or by using Stop and Think questions as part of whole-class or small group discussions.

  • Lab 1 Stop and Think Questions (PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 1.7MB Jul11 15)) (Word (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 177kB Aug7 18));
  • Lab 2 Stop and Think Questions (PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 468kB Dec6 12)) (Word (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 418kB Aug7 18));
  • Lab 3 Stop and Think Questions (PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 72kB Dec6 12)( (Word (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 22kB Aug7 18);
  • Lab 4 Stop and Think Questions (PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 262kB Dec7 12)) (Word (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 198kB Aug7 18));
  • Lab 5 Stop and Think Questions (PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 86kB Dec9 12)) (Word (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 23kB Aug7 18));
  • Lab 6 Stop and Think Questions (PDF (Acrobat (PDF) 77kB Dec7 12)) (Word (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 22kB Aug7 18));
  • Lab 7 Stop and Think Questions (PDF (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 155kB Dec26 18)) (Word (Acrobat (PDF) 217kB Apr27 12));

Individual Lab Assessments

Use these Written Tests at the end of each lab to assess whether students have met the stated learning goals for the investigation. You can download individual files below or download this

containing all of the Lab Assessments.

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End of Module Assessment

Assess students' ability to answer the Key Questions addressed by the Climate and the Biosphere module.

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