This activity has benefited from input from a review and suggestion process as a part of an activity development workshop.
This activity has benefited from input from faculty educators beyond the author through a review and suggestion process as a part of an activity development workshop. Workshop participants were provided with a set of criteria against which they evaluated each others' activities. For information about the criteria used for this review, see http://serc.carleton.edu/teacherprep/workshops/workshop07/activityreview.html.
This page first made public: May 10, 2007
The course journal is designed to help students be reflective about what they are learning in the course and to connect course material to their everyday lives. Students are encouraged to use the journal to develop ideas for using earth sciences in their future classrooms.
Learn more about the course for which this activity was developed.
- to encourage reflection about what and how you are learning.
- to encourage development of writing skills.
- to encourage retention and synthesis of course material (going beyond short-term memorization).
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Description and Teaching Materials
Journal Assignment (Microsoft Word 51kB May9 07)