Controversies in the Earth Sciences

Teaching and learning about earthquakes


Let's take some time to reflect on what we've covered in this lesson!

Teaching/Learning Discussion


For this activity, I want you to reflect on what we've covered in this lesson and to consider how you might adapt these materials to your own classroom. Since this is a discussion activity, you will need to enter the discussion forum more than once in order to read and respond to others' postings.

Participating in the Discussion

  1. Enter the "Teaching and Learning About Earthquakes" discussion forum.
  2. Post your ideas for how the materials we covered in this lesson might be adapted for your own classroom. What skills were emphasized? How do you deal with plotting data and large datasets in your class?
  3. Read postings by other students.
  4. Respond to at least one other posting by asking for clarification, asking a follow-up question, expanding on what has already been said, etc.

Grading criteria

You will be graded on the quality of your participation. Please see the rubric for teaching/learning discussions.