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Lesson Plan for David Crewes

Lesson Plan for David Crewes

This document is the sample lesson plan that we were to upload to MERLOT for our online class through MSU (CEP 811).  Lesson topics include Plate Tectonics, Continental Drift, and material associated with convergent/divergent zones.



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Kelly Taunt
Kelly Taunt (Teacher (K-12))
6 years ago

I think the concept is really good.  I wish I had the links to these videos you use!  This is such a hard concept to visualize (convection causing plate movement), that I think videos and a discussion on these videos is a great idea.  I think this would help get kids interested in something that is often difficult to motivate kids to understand. I would be interested in seeing your results.  If you have had a positive experience doing this I would bump the rating up. :)

I am very interested in how this turns out for you.  Anything that incorporates different ways of approaching a topic I am interested in trying.

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Are these videos mentioned on YouTube?

Also, did you try doing a blog about the videos?  I would be interested in how all the technology came together for you.

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