Water & Watersheds
Tuesday, June 19
Modeling
How prior and new knowledge can cause a learner to either reinforce, revise or reject their mental model of a concept.
Highlights why misconceptions, even in the brightest students, cannot be overcome with traditional instructional methods.
"A Private Universe" Video at learner.org
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Electrolysis Video
Watershed Activity
Crumpled paper, Vis-a-Vis marker and a spray bottle to model watersheds.
Google Earth Extension
Download and install the Watershed KMZ file in Google Earth to show local watersheds. Link to 3Dconnexion Space Navigator (3D Mouse)
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"Mental Model" graphic
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Watershed Activity
Crumpled paper, Vis-a-Vis marker and a spray bottle to model watersheds.