EARTH 501
Controversies in the Earth Sciences

Lesson 6: Capstone project

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About Lesson 6

Lesson 6 will take us two weeks complete. This lesson is the capstone project for this course, in which you are free to design your own course module, based (as much or as loosely as you want) on one of the topics we covered in the earlier lessons of this course.

What will we learn in Lesson 6?

By the end of Lesson 6, you should be able to:

  • Reflect on the topics we've covered in this course
  • Decide which parts of these are appropriate to teach to an audience of your choosing
  • Write a lesson plan and learning objectives to teach your chosen topic to your chosen audience

What is due for Lesson 6?

The chart below provides an overview of the requirements for Lesson 6.

Lesson 6 will take us one week to complete. (12 - 25 Apr)

Table of Assignments and Due Dates for Lesson 6
Requirement Details Due Date
Choose a topic Just email me a brief description of your plan 18 Apr
(end of week 1)
Capstone project Submit this to the Capstone project assignment in Canvas 25 Apr
Student Rating of Teaching Effectiveness This is optional and anonymous but useful for me. Please do it! It won't take you long. It's linked from Canvas in the Lesson 6 module 25 Apr

Questions?

If you have any questions, please post them to our Questions? discussion forum (not e-mail). I will check that discussion forum daily to respond. While you are there, feel free to post your own responses if you, too, are able to help out a classmate.