Study Jams! Lithosphere, Hydrosphere & Atmosphere

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Three of Earth's spheres are introduced to your earth scientists: lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. Each are described with text, while a combination of photographs and computer images are displayed. One of the best ways to use this resource is to have learners view it at home, take the quiz, and print out their results to turn in to you. 

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Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Slide show is printable
  • Comes with a scorable multiple-choice quiz
  • Links to other related earth science presentations available
Cons
  • Key vocabulary list is underdeveloped; consider adding definitions for lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere
  • The photographs are not explicitly relevant to the information presented, for example, a sunburned arm is displayed when introducing the atmosphere
  • The biosphere, regularly considered the fourth sphere, is not mentioned; make sure to add it to your lecture
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