A Cooperative Approach to Teaching Mineral Identification
Terri Lynn Constantopoulos 1994 Journal of Geological Education v42 n2 p261

This paper describes the implementation of a Jigsaw cooperative learning activity as a mean of teaching students how to identify minerals in a freshman-level geology lab. The paper lays out relevant research about cooperative learning and the jogsaw method and then describes the activity in detail. It also provides helpful tips for other instructors who attempt to use this activity.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Education
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity, Journal Article
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Cooperative Learning
Topics: Solid Earth:Mineralogy, EducationKeyword: geoscience laboratory undergraduate teaching and curriculum