Quicksand Questions: Short In-class Activity
This Starting Point classroom activity prompts students with questions during a lecture on quicksand. Their answers can be collected with classroom response systems or through a think-pair-share activity. This activity allows an instructor to review the answers with the class and immediately address any points of misunderstanding or content areas that need clarification. The details of this exercise are found on this website, which provides learning goals and context, teaching materials such as
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This lesson encourages students to examine their television viewing habits and to assess the impact that watching television has on their life. Students are invited to discuss a basic media literacy concept -- that media industries are driven by commercial interests, that economic factors influence the content of a media product. The lesson asks students to think about how aware they are of this relationship.
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This lesson introduces students to the way in which images of celebrity are constructed and promoted by media professionals. Students explore what they understand "celebrity" to mean and examine the images of "success" projected by stars. They further explore what this all says about our values and what we believe to be important.
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Beginning teachers share similar concerns and problems. Communication can help them share solutions, too.
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Building Molecular Models of DNA, Protein, and Lipids
Molecular models of DNA, protein (alpha-helix and beta-pleated sheet), and lipids are built to scale. With a minimum of scientific jargon, these laboratory exercises effectively display the important aspects of three-dimensional shape and spatial orientation that are poorly presented in textbook illustrations and demonstrate how the shape of molecules and weak chemical associations like hydrogen bonds and hydrophobic/hydrophilic interactions combine to form the macromolecular associations fundam
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