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Hypothesis Testing part of Activities
Elizabeth Wright, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Course: Earth Science 20 students The Activity We discuss the scientific method. Then I present an image entitled "The World of the Ancient ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Practice Science Skill
Earth System Topics: Solid Earth, Solar System and Astronomy

Tsunami Think-Pair-Share part of Activities
David Mogk, Montana State University Course: Environmental Geology 60 students Connecting course topics to real life can be very powerful. The Activity The semester immediately following the December, 2004 tsunami ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic, Motivate Students:Relevance, Survey Students:Knowledge Survey, Student Interests
Earth System Topics: Surface Processes:Coastal Processes, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards, Solid Earth:Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics & the Rock Cycle part of Activities
Pamela Burnley, Georgia State University Course: Introduction to Geosciences II 10 students Surveying students to assess their prior knowledge serves two purposes: it helps students review information they have ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic, Survey Students:Knowledge Survey
Earth System Topics: Solid Earth:Plate Tectonics, Surface Processes

Biggest Environmental Problem? part of Activities
Jeanette Jerz, DePauw University Course: Environmental Geology 30 students "I believe that starting them off on the first day by actively thinking about the content of the course, they are much more prone to ...

First Day Focus: Motivate Students:Relevance, Survey Students:Knowledge Survey, Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic
Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions

Using Oceanic Data part of Activities
David Hastings, Eckerd College Course: Advanced Chemical and Physical Oceanography 50 students Students remember what they have seen and done much better than they remember what you have told them. Working with ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Practice Science Skill, Introduce Course Topic

True/False Quiz on Course Topics part of Activities
Kathy Surpless, Stanford University Course: Fundamentals of Geology 70 students Surveying students to assess their prior knowledge can help you to figure out how much time you'll need to spend teaching various ...

First Day Focus: Survey Students:Knowledge Survey, Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic
Earth System Topics: Solid Earth

Field Trip: Describe & Hypothesize part of Activities
Robert (Bob) Filson, Green River Community College Course: Physical Geology 24-48 students The most effective way to develop geoscience skills in your students is to make opportunities for them to practice those ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Practice Science Skill
Earth System Topics: Surface Processes

Is It a Mineral? part of Activities
Laura Wetzel, Eckerd College Course: Earth Materials 15 to 20 students Students are more likely to remember a definition when they have struggled to figure it out, first. The Activity I give six or seven objects to ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic
Earth System Topics: Solid Earth:Earth Materials:Minerals

Historical Geology Reconstruction Analogy part of Activities
Karen Kortz, Community College of Rhode Island Course: Introduction to Historical Geology 20 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:Practice Science Skill
Earth System Topics: Time/Earth History

Modeling Systems Behavior part of Activities
Frederica Raia, City College of New York Course: Earth System Science: Physical and Chemical Principles 10-15 students Students remember what they have seen and done much better than they remember what you have ...

First Day Focus: Engage with Content:Introduce Course Topic


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