ERIC Number: EJ679749
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
GeoScape: An Instructional Rock Garden for Inquiry-Based Cooperative Learning Exercises in Introductory Geology Courses.
Calderone, Gary J.; Thompson, J. Robert; Johnson, Wayne M.; Kadel, Steve D.; Nelson, Pamela J.; Hall-Wallace, Michelle; Butler, Robert F.
Journal of Geoscience Education, v51 n2 p171-76 Mar 2003
GeoScape is a landscape design consisting of colored gravel, strategically placed flagstone and boulders, and two vertical features that simulate the geology of fictitious regions. Employs "hands-on", inquiry-based, and cooperative learning techniques to help students develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Explains the construction, design, and implementation of GeoSpace. (Contains 15 references.) (Author/SOE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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